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Bomani Jones, “How to - and not to - stick to sports”

LocationTaylor Hall, Room 203

Sports journalist, cultural critic, and social commentator Bomani Jones will share his experiences in sports and music journalism as well as the difficult negotiation of addressing broader issues of American culture over the ESPN airwaves. In addition to his public lecture in Taylor Hall at 5:00pm, Jones will give campus-only presentations that day. He will speak at 12:00pm (400 Skinner) about his life as a member of the media, and at 1:30pm (400 Skinner) about his experiences as a music critic and attending Clark Atlanta University during the filming of Drumline. Jones’s visit is sponsored by the following: Music/AMST/AFR/Athletics/Writing Center/MEDS/Dean of Faculty.