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Davis Delivers Sherman Emerging Scholar Lecture

Davis Delivers Sherman Emerging Scholar Lecture

in March, Amira Rose Davis was honored as the 2021 Sherman Emerging Scholar at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. As the Sherman Scholar, Dr. Davis delivered the annual Sherman Lecture, titled “From Raised Fists to Bended Knees: Sports, Protests, and Global Politics.” You can view a recording of her talk at this link. She also participated in a roundtable with other invited scholars about the intersections of sports, social protest, and global politics, which can be viewed here. Also in March, Dr. Davis delivered an invited talk at Bucknell University, titled, “Black Women and the (In)Visibility of Athletic Activism: Past, Present, and Future.”

Davis Delivers Sherman Emerging Scholar Lecture