IACS: International Association for Communication and Sport
IAMCR: International Association of Media and Communication Research
ISDPA: International Sport for Development and Peace Association
NASSS: North American Society for the Sociology of Sport
NCA: The National Communications Association
NEPCA: Northeast Popular Culture Association
PCA: Popular Culture Association
SSILL: Schiller Shoreline Institute for Lifelong Learning
UDC: Union for Democratic Communication
Olympic outfits for women: From ‘feminine only’ to burqas and bikinis. In Linda K. Fuller (Ed.), Sportswomen’s apparel around the world: Uniformly discussed. Palgrave Macmillan.
Sport sex scandals: A comparison between Penn State and USA Gymnastics. Democratic Communique (forthcoming)
Sportswomen in wheelchairs: Doubly discriminated against but duly impressive. In Yuya Kiuchi (Ed.), Playing on an uneven field: Discrimination and exclusion in sports, 99-108 McFarland & Company.
Wheelchair tennis: Historical development and narratives of play. In Robert J. Lake and Carol Osborne (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of tennis: History, culture and politics, 451-459, 2019.
The Gambia. In Merskin, Debra L (Ed.), Sage International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society, 659-661.
Boruboru: A classic case of sporting gender equity. Popular Culture Association, Washington, DC, 2019
USA Gymnastics: The worst #MeToo sex scandal in sport. International Association for Media and Communication Research, Madrid, Spain, 2019.
Women’s sportswear relative to social justice. NASSS, Norfolk, VA, 2019.
Case studies in communication. Journalism and Communication Department, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2019.
The multi-faceted field of communication: Interpersonal/intercultural, media, and technological areas. Journalism and Mass Communication Department. American University of Central Asia (AUCA), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 2019.
6GBV: Gender-based violence. SSILLS, Madison, CT, 2019
Sportswomen in wheelchairs: Doubly discriminated against but duly impressive. In Yuya Kiuchi (Ed.), Playing on an uneven field: Discrimination and exclusion in sports (forthcoming)
Archery to tennis: Women wheelchair Paralympians’ media obstacles. IAMCR, Eugene, Oregon, 2018
The XXX111 Olympic Games: PyeongChang 2018. Madison Winter Club, 2018
Which “guys” have all the fun at ESPN? Connecticut free-speech protection and the Jemele Hill brouhaha. PCA, Indianapolis, IN, 2018.
Moderator: The current landscape for women sports journalists. Women, Sports and Media: Coverage, Careers, Consequences. The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 2018
Cinematic representations of the 1936 Berlin Olympics: Anti-Semitism, racism, and transvestism (with Robert Trupin). SSILL, Madison, CT, 2017
Racial, religious, and sporting rhetoric of Muhammad Ali. Ali in Un/expected spaces, The John Morton Center for North American Studies, University of Turku, Finland, 2017
Low stress, high impact: Tai Chi. NASSS. Windsor, Canada, 2017.
Athlete activism: An historical review. NEPCA, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, 2017
“Gals on Green”: Female golfers in the Olympic Games. NASSS, Tampa, FL, 2016.
Citius, Altius, Fortius (Faster, Higher, Stronger): Women and the Olympic Games. SSILL. Madison, CT, 2016
The most poignant, unforgettable moment of 1996 Atlanta: Muhammad Ali and the Olympic Torch. Atlanta, 20 Years Later: Lessons in Sports Media from the Last American Summer Olympic Games. Atlanta, GA, 2016
A patchwork of history and hospitality at 1996 Atlanta: The Georgia Quilt Project. Atlanta, 20 Years Later: Lessons in Sports Media from the Last American Summer Olympic Games. Atlanta, GA, 2016
Athletes’ rights and religion: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam/Islamophobia. “Creating a Declaration for Human Rights in Sports,” 4th Annual Muhammad Ali Center Athletes and Social Change Forum, Online web-ex conference, University of Louisville, Kentucky, 2016
Special Olympics/New England. NEPCA. New London, NH, 2015.
How can we come to terms with gender ambiguity for sportspeople? Peace and Sport. (August, 2015)
Bad boys, Good Old Boys in the Ray Rice assault case. PCA, New Orleans, 2015
The power of ambiguous gender: The case of Indian sprinter Dutee Chand. IAMCR, Montreal, Canada, 2015
Grit and glam: Female Paralympians’ reframing and revisioning of ‘disability’ in 2012 London. IAMCR, Hyderabad, India, 2014
The rhetoric of racism at the Olympic Games. IAICS, Providence, RI, 2014
Sex verification for the Olympic Games: History, hysteria, and hyperandrogenism. NASSS, Quebec City, 2013
Teeing up for female Olympian golfers, after a 116-year absence. PCA, Washington, DC, 2013
Women and the Olympic Games: An abbreviated timeline. Cosmopolitan Club annual meeting, Somers, CT, 2013
Bikinis, bodysuits, burqas, and boxer shorts: The continuing controversies over female Olympians’ uniforms. IAMCR, Dublin, Ireland, 2013
Mediated cover-ups and coverage of the Penn State scandal: A gendered critical discourse analysis. “Mediated Celebrity: The Sports Version,” Stockholm, Sweden, 2012
When sports announcers become the news: A review of sportscaster celebrityhood. IAMCR, Durban, South Africa, 2012
Sexist commentary at the Olympic games. International Symposium for Olympic Research, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 2012
Sport(s) coverage. In Linda K. Fuller, The Christian Science Monitor: An evolving experiment in journalism. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger (2011): 24, 28, 29, 83, 108, 127-8, 168, 169, 203
Foul language: A feminist perspective of football film rhetoric. In Fuller, L.K. (Ed.), Sexual sport rhetoric: Historical and media contexts of violence. New York: Peter Lang (2010): 179-192
Human rights, health, gender equity, and peace-building: Girls’ and women’s issues in SfD (Sport for Development), Women’s Studies, Northeastern University, Boston, 2010
(Double+) victimization at play for women athletes. In Fuller, L. K. (Ed.), Sexual sport, rhetoric: Global and universal contexts. New York: Peter Lang (2010): 25-40
The power of sport for peace-building, ISDPA, Power of Sport Summit, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 2010
Framing a flaming issue: The Beijing Olympic torch topic. Asian Popular Culture division, PCA, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2009
Synchronizing sport into the global communication/social change discussion. Global Communication and Social Change pre-conference of ICA, Chicago, IL. 2009
Looking at the Five Rings in a whole new light: The Olympic Games. Kiwanis Club of Springfield, MA, 2009.
Foreword: Sport communication linked with linguistics. Brummett, B. (Ed.) Sporting Rhetoric: Performance, Games, and Politics. New York: Peter Lang (2009): ix-xi
Gender markings, male generics, naming conventions, descriptive linguistics, and the metaphorical language of sport. NCA, Chicago, IL, 2009.
The ‘Sultan of Swat’ on the silver screen, A Conference commemorating the 100th Birthday of Babe Ruth. Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, 1995—published in Robert N. Keane (Ed.), Baseball and the ‘Sultan of Swat.’ Brooklyn, NY: AMS Press, 2008: 251-258
Pat Tillman: Sport hero/martyr as militaristic symbol of the Iraq/Afghanistan war. IAMCR 50th Anniversary Conference, Paris, France, 2007
The spicy, gendered language of sport. NCA, Chicago, IL, 2007
Sports celebrity-hood seen in a positive light: The case of Yao Ming and HIV/AIDS in China. PCA, Atlanta, Georgia, 2006
The vamp, the homebody, and the upstart: Women, language, and baseball films. In Linda K. Fuller (Ed.), Sport, rhetoric, and gender: Historical perspectives and media representations. NY: Palgrave Macmillan (2006): 185-197
Jockocracy revisited and revisioned: A case study of a 30-years-ago sports media panic. IAMCR, Taipei, Taiwan, 2005
The warlike, violent language of sport. Women’s Studies, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 2005
Fictionalizing (American) football: A case study of the TV show Playmakers. IAMCR, Porto Alegra, Brazil, 2004
(Un)necessary roughness: A review of sports violence. NEPCA, Worcester State University, Worcester, MA, 2003
Teaming gender with the language of sport. NCA, Miami, FL, 2003.
Miller time? Time (and ratings) will tell how long Dennis Miller will rate as a sportscaster on MFN.” PCA, Philadelphia, PA, 2001
The gym/gyn health club issue, PCA, New Orleans, LA, 2000
Single-sex health clubs: Political, economic, psychological, and socio-cultural implications. Women’s Studies for a New Millennium colloquium, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT, 1999
Fictionalizing (American) football: A case study of the TV show Playmakers. IAMCR, Porto Alegra, Brazil, 2004
Sportstalk/wartalk/patriotismtalk/mentalk: Super Bowl XXV, IAMCR, And Guaruja, Brazil, 1992— published as Super Bowl speak: Subtexts of sex and sex talk in America’s annual sports extravaganza. In Meta G. Carstarphen and Susan C. Zavoina (Eds.), Sexual rhetoric: Media perspectives on sexuality, gender, and identity. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1999): 161-173
Disney’s Ducks: A film series to advertise an NHL franchise, PCA, Orlando, FL, 1998
The not-so-‘Rocky’ road: Philadelphia films about sports, Popular Culture Association, Philadelphia, PA, 1995—published as The sporting life in Pennsylvania caught on celluloid, Pennsylvania History, Volume 43, No. 4 (Autumn, 1997): 543-548
Trekking rhetoric: Magazine accounts of the May, 1996 Mount Everest disaster. PCA, San Antonio, TX, 1997
Olympics documentary films. In John E. Findling and Kimberly D. Pelle (Eds.), Historical dictionary of the modern Olympic movement. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1996): 404-414
Magic in the media: An analysis and survey on the sports story of our times, International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport Conference, University of Houston, Texas, 1992—published as ‘The Magic Johnson media phenomenon: An interdisciplinary analysis and survey’ in Linda K. Fuller and Lilless McPherson Shilling (Eds.), Communicating About Communicable Diseases. Amherst, MA: Human Resource Development Press (1994): 155-176
The business of sportscasting, International Conference on Sports Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., l989—published as The business of sportscasting. In Peter J. Graham (Ed.), Sport business: Operational and theoretical aspects. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown (1994): 251-261
Chicago sportscasters, PCA, Chicago, IL, 1994
In a league of its own: Penny Marshall breaks the baseball film genre for women, PCA, New Orleans, LA, 1993
Reporters’ rights to the locker room, UDC, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, 1992—published in Feminist Issues, Volume 12, No. 1 (Spring, 1992): 39-45.
‘Triumph of the underdog’ in baseball films. In Paul Loukides and Linda K. Fuller (Eds.), Beyond the stars 11: Plot conventions in American popular film (Bowling Green, OH: Popular Press, 1991): 53-60.
Images of Olympians in film, ICA, Dublin, Ireland, 1990
An American audience for the Seoul Summer Olympics. IAMCR, Lake Bled, Yugoslavia, 1990
The baseball movie genre: At bat, or struck out? PCA, St. Louis, MO, l989—published in Play & Culture 3 (February, l990): 64-74
Researching women and the Olympics, The Starting Line, Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport (Summer, l987): 11+
Olympics access for women: Athletes, organizers, and sports journalists, The Olympic Movement and the Mass Media Conference, Calgary, Canada—published in The Olympic Movement and the Mass Media: Past, Present, and Future Issues, University of Calgary. Canada: Hurford Enterprises Ltd., l987, 4/9-4/l8