Pre-Conference Workshop

Indigenous Resurgence, Regeneration, and Decolonization through Sport History
University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada)
May 23-24, 2018

Hosted by the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) and the Journal of Sport History, “Indigenous Resurgence, Regeneration, and Decolonization through Sport History” is a two-day symposium bringing together scholars and community members concerned with the history of sport, physical activity, and embodied physical culture in the Indigenous context. In addition to facilitating the workshopping of research papers, the symposium will also provide historians with the opportunity to learn through dialogue with community members.

Click here to view the program for this event

Interested individuals not presenting papers at the workshop are welcome to attend and participate in the discussions. Please click on the registration link below. The $65 CDN ($50 US) registration fee covers participation in both days of the event, including lunches and coffee breaks.

Details of the schedule of events for the two days will be posted soon (please check back).

2018 NASSH Pre-Conference Workshop Registration

Registration fee: $65 (approx. $50 US). Registration deadline: Friday, May 4, 2018.
Rate in Canadian dollars; 5% goods-and-services tax is added automatically.
Note: there is no single-day rate; registrants are responsible for accommodation and transportation. If you have any questions, please contact local organizer Russell Field.


To view the Call for Papers, click here

This workshop will be held just prior (May 23-24) to the annual meeting of the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg (May 25-28). Participants are strongly encouraged to attend both events and to also present their scholarship at NASSH. See for more details or contact one of the organizers (below) with any questions.

The University of Manitoba campuses are located on Treaty 1 territory, the original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. Their historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

Organizing committee

Dr. Janice Forsyth, Western University,
Dr. Christine O’Bonsawin, University of Victoria,
Dr. Murray Phillips, University of Queensland,
Dr. Russell Field, University of Manitoba, (local organizer)