The Power of Sport

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The Power of Sport

A Conversation on Business, Race and Sports

February 21, 2019

The University of Kansas School of Business, the Langston Hughes Center and Kansas Athletics present “The Power of Sport: A Conversation on Business, Race and Sports.”

Sports writer Kavitha A. Davidson will deliver the keynote address at the fifth annual event. The evening will also include a panel discussion.

Kavitha A. Davidson is a sports writer based in New York. Her most recent role was as a weekly columnist and feature writer for espnW and ESPN the Magazine. She previously wrote a daily sports column for Bloomberg with a heavy focus on the intersection of sports and business, culture, race, and gender. A native New Yorker, she attended Columbia University, where she was the sports editor of the Columbia Daily Spectator.

6 p.m. — Interview with former KU student-athletes Eric Patterson and Beth Llewellyn

7 p.m. — Keynote address

Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, KU Alumni Association, the Departments of African & African American Studies and Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences and the Sport Management Program.

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