The “A Mirror of Our Culture: Sport and Society in America” will be held May 19-21, 2014 at St. Norbert College and historic Lambeau Field.

2014 Conference Schedule of Events

This schedule is preliminary and subject to change. Complete session and track details will be posted as they become available.

Fleur – indicates keynote events

May 19, 2014

Day One: Monday, May 19, 2014 at St. Norbert College

3-4 p.m.

Pre-Registration
Pick up badge(s) and conference materials

Walter Lobby, Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts

4-5 p.m.

Welcome and Conference Announcements
Emcee: Tammy Elliott, News Anchor, WBAY-TV2
Introduction of Sports Exhibit: John Kovach, Curator
Guest appearances by players from the All American Girls Professional Baseball League

Michels Commons Ballroom

5-7 p.m.

Sports Exhibit: “Linedrives and Lipstick: The Untold Story of Women and Baseball
Note: This is a private reception for registered conference attendees only.

Robert and Carol Bush Art Center Galleries

8-10 p.m.

Film “A League of Their Own” 

Dudley Birder Hall

May 20, 2014

Day Two: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at St. Norbert College

8-9 a.m.
Registration and Coffee
Walter Lobby, Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts
9-9:15 a.m.

Welcome and Kickoff to the Conference
Emcee: Tammy Elliott, News Anchor, WBAY-TV2
Thomas Kunkel, President, St. Norbert College
Mark Murphy, President and CEO, Green Bay Packers

Walter Theatre, Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts

9:15-10:15 a.m.

FleurOpening Address
“Title IX Plus 40: The incredible Success of Women in Sports, from the Front Office to the Press Box to the Playing Field”
by Christine Brennan, Most Widely Read Female Sports Journalist

Walter Theatre, Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts

10:30-4:30 p.m.

Sports Exhibit: “Linedrives and Lipstick: The Untold Story of Women and Baseball

Free and open to conference participants throughout the day

Robert and Carol Bush Art Center Galleries

10:30-5:00 p.m.

"Home Base" at the Cassandra Voss Center, St. Norbert College
Guest appearances by players from the All American Girls Professional Baseball League

All-American Girls Events are Open to All Conference Participants

  • 10:30-11:30 a.m., All-American Girls Panel
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m., Open House with All-American Girls
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m., Greater Green Bay “Little Leaguers” meet the All-American Girls
Cassandra Voss Center
10:30-11:45 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions I

Female Participation in Male Sports - Bemis 114AB

Session Chair: Marc Schaffer, Assistant Professor of Economics, St. Norbert College

Gridiron Football: Never Just a Man's Game
Russ Crawford, History, Politics, and Justice, Ohio Northern University

No Cheering Matter:  The Legality and Ethics of NFL Cheerleaders' Salaries
Alicia Jessop, Kinesiology and Sport Sciences, University of Miami

Speeding Through a Man’s World: Women Sports Car Drivers in the 1950s and 1960s
Jeremy R. Kinney, Aeronautics, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Gender Equity in Sports - Bemis 114C

Session Chair: Joy Pahl, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, St. Norbert College

Science, Sports, & Title IX: The Influence of Gender Separate as Equal in Education
Jennifer Hoffman, Center for Leadership in Athletics, University of Washington

Preference or Discrimination: Where are the Female Coaches in College Sport?
Lauren McCoy, Health, Exercise Science, and Sport Management, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Off the Beaten Path: Should Women Compete Against Men?
Pam R. Sailors, Philosophy, Missouri State University

Gender Issues in Sports I - Bemis 114D

Session Chair: Carrie Kissman, Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, St. Norbert College

Mix or Match? A Classroom Exercise on Gender Blending in Youth Sports
Anne Aronson, Communication, Writing and the Arts, Metropolitan State University

Unbecoming Women:  Female Athletes, the Queer Art of Failure and the Future of Sport
Yvonne Becker, Department of Social Sciences, University of Alberta, Augustana Campus

To Separate the Jacques from the Jills”: A History of Olympic Gender Verification Procedures, 1968-2012
Lindsay Parks Pieper, Sport Management, Lynchburg College

Marketing Sports to Women  - Bemis 20AB

Session Chair: Jeff Ritter, Director of Academic Advisement, St. Norbert College

Female Sports Journalists and Twitter: 140 Characters of Problems or Progress?
Courtney Cox, Independent Scholar, Los Angeles, CA

Pink, Glitter, and Ladies' Nights: Major League Baseball's Portrayal of Female Fans as Seductress
Korryn D. Mozisek, Communication, Media and Technology, La Roche College

The Elephant in the Team Shop: An Exploration of Female Sport Fans' Perceptions of Team Merchandise
Katie Sveinson, Kinesiology and Health Studies, University of Regina

Title IX and Public Policy I - Bemis 20C

Session Chair: Tim Bald, Director of Athletics, St. Norbert College

(Un)Equal Past, Present Future?: A Critical Perspective on Title IX’s Socio-Political History
Valyncia Raphael, J.D., School of Education (Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis), University of Wisconsin-Madison

For Her Own Good: Legal Justifications Used to Exclude Women and Girls from Sports
Emily Schmit, Health, Exercise and Sport Science, University of the Pacific

Challenges for African-American Female Athletes at HBCUs
Felecia Theune, Sociology, University of Miami

F.K. Bemis International Center
12-12:45 p.m.

Buffet Lunch - Cassandra Voss Center Presentation

Michels Commons Ballroom

1-2:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions II

Gender Issues in Sports II - Bemis 114AB

Session Chair: Carrie Kissman, Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Science, St. Norbert College

Where's The Ponytail?: Popular Culture vs Baseball Playing Opportunities For Girls
John Kovach, Archives, Saint Mary's College

Best Practices: An Exploration of the 2011 NCAA Transgender Policy and Assessment of Coach Knowledge
Emily Schmit, Health, Exercise and Sport Science, University of the Pacific

The Geometry of Gender: An Analysis of Bicycle Marketing for Women
Katie Snyder,  Humanities, Michigan Technological University

Marketing Women's Sports  - Bemis 114C

Session Chair: Marc von der Ruhr, Professor of Economics, St. Norbert College

Women's Professional Sport: What Can we Learn from the Case of Women’s Soccer?
Rachel Allison, Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago

“Rez Ball” Goes Dancin’: Media Coverage of the Schimmel Sisters and the Intersection of Sports, Gender, and Race during the 2013 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament
Heather Van Mullem, Education and Kinesiology, Lewis-Clark State College

Title IX and Public Policy II - Bemis 114D

Session Chair: Tim Bald, Director of Athletics, St. Norbert College

Framing the Foil: A Rhetorical Analysis of Title IX Myths
Katherine L. Lavelle, Communication Studies, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

You Can't Tell Us What To Do!: Administrative Response to Government Regulation of Title IX, 1975-1978
Jeffrey T. Ramsey, History, Marquette University

Women’s Sports and Image I - Bemis 20AB

Session Chair: Joel Mann, Associate Professor of Philosophy, St. Norbert College

Women’s Fitness:  A Brief Archeological Sketch
Dan Collins-Cavanaugh, Art, Music and Philosophy, Prince George’s Community College

Playing the Game:  Women’s Sports in Fiction, Prose, and Poetry
Robert Sirabian, English, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

F.K. Bemis International Center
2:15-2:30 p.m.
Break
Cassandra Voss Center
2:30-3:45 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions III  

Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota: A Collection of Works - Fort Howard Theatre

Session Chair: Wib Leonard, Professor of Sport Sociology, Illinois State University

Women Play Sports, Just Not in the Media
Nicole LaVoi, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota

SIDs & the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Narrative: Applying Gatekeeping Theory to the Construction of Division I Women’s Basketball Online Coaching Biographies
Austin Stair Calhoun, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota

Moving Toward Physical Activity for All: Research-Community Collaborations with East African Girls
Chelsey Thul and Torrie Hazelwood, Pediatrics; Kinesiology, University of Minnesota

Women in NCAA D-I College Coaching:  A Report Card on Select Institutions
Nicole M. LaVoi, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota

Women's Sports and Career Development - Bemis 114AB

Session Chair: Joy Pahl, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, St. Norbert College

Women x Women: Using Mentorship to Empower the Next Generation of Global Sports Women
Sarah J. Hillyer, Ashleigh M. Huffman, and Alicia J. Johnson, Center for Sport, Peace and Society, University of Tennessee

Best Practices for Student Sport Internships
Carol Howe-Veenstra, Athletics, College of St. Benedict

Career Construction Processes of 21st Century Female Student-Athletes: Preparation for Life after Sport
Kristina Navarro, Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Coaching, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Women's Sports History - Bemis 114C

Session Chair: Marc Schaffer. Assistant Professor of Economics, St. Norbert College

Teaching Women’s History at Target Field: “Women and Baseball” Tours
Kristin M. Anderson, Art, Augsburg College

Sugar Smacked: Women’s Basketball and the Integration of the United States Military Academy, 1976-1980
Amanda Curtis, Sport Management, Lake Erie College

Women’s Intercollegiate Athletics Participation Growth: The Community College Experience
Jeff Thies, Academic Studies, Lee College

Women’s Sports and Image II - Bemis 114D

Session Chair: Tim Meyer, Professor Emeritus of Communication, University of Wisconsin Green Bay and John P. Blair Endowed Chair Emeritus in Communication

Hazing and Sport Team initiation: Experiences of Division I Collegiate Female Athletes
Jessica Chin, Kinesiology, San Jose State University

Girls Just Want to Play Golf!
Julie Pyne, The First Tee of Northeast Wisconsin

Strange, Incompetent and Out-of-Place: Media, Muslim Sportswomen and London 2012
S. Samie, College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, University of Tennessee

F.K. Bemis International Center 
3:45-4 p.m. Break F.K. Bemis International Center Lobby
4-5:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions IV

Femaie Fandom in Men's Sports - Bemis 114AB

Session Chair: Marc von der Ruhr, Professor of Economics, St. Norbert College

Isabella Stewart Gardner: Art Collector, Mentor, Muse, and Sports Fan
Jay Hurd, Education, Concord Museum

Inappropriate Behaviors? Perceptions of Female Fans at Sporting Events
Jason R. Lanter, Psychology, Kutztown University

The NFL's Female Fans: At the Intersection of Gender, Language, and Identity
Traci Yates, Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee

Gender Issues in Sports III - Bemis 114C

Session Chair: Joel Mann, Associate Professor of Philosophy, St. Norbert College

Tri-ing for Him: Negotiating Gender Roles at the Intersection of Christianity and Triathlon
Megan Lease, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of Kansas

Rupturing a Moment of Athletic Male Bonding: Affective Economies and Discursive Gender Violence in Sport
Chelsea Jones, Feminist Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Soccer: Gender Variance in the Male Hegemonic Space of Sports
Luis Navarro-Ayala, Modern Languages & Literatures, St. Norbert College

Traditional Media in Women’s Sports - Bemis 114D

Session Chair: Tim Meyer, Professor Emeritus of Communication, University of Wisconsin Green Bay and John P. Blair Endowed Chair Emeritus in Communication

Far From Simple: Examining Clock-time for Women Athletes on Broadcast Sports
Andrew C. Billings, Telecommunication & Film,  University of Alabama

Sports Heroines on Film: A Critical Study of Cinematic Women Athletes
Viridiana Lieberman, The Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Florida Atlantic University

Prominence of Women & Men in Newspaper Sports Coverage, Pre- & Post-Title IX: A Quantitative Content Analysis of Agenda-Setting
Kent Kaiser, Jesse Donahue, and Daniel Schultz, Communication, University of Northwestern - St Paul

Women in Sports: Coaching Issues - Bemis 20AB

Session Chair: Jeff Ritter, Director of Academic Advisement, St. Norbert College

A Moral and Legal Argument in Reviving the "K-12" Sisterhood
James T. Gray and Stephen D. Mosher, Sport and Recreation Management, Marian University and Ithaca College

Coaching Boys' High Teams: Female Coaches' Experiences and Perceptions
Janna LaFountaine, Exercise Science Sport Studies, College of St. Benedict

F.K. Bemis International Center
5:15 p.m.

Cocktails and Networking
Music and Sports Melodies by Natalie Beck, Music Education Major, Spanish Minor, St Norbert College

Michels Commons Ballroom and Patio

6:15 p.m.

Dinner (conference participants only)
Opening Invocation by: Reverend Jay Fostner, O.Praem.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Vice President for Mission and Student Affairs, St. Norbert College

Michels Commons Ballroom

7:30 p.m.

FleurKeynote Address: "Women in Leadership"
by Muffet McGraw, Head Coach, Notre Dame Women's Basketball

Free and open to the public

Walter Theatre, Abbot Pennings Hall of Fine Arts
8:30-9:30 p.m.

Film Screening: “Media Coverage and Female Athletes”
A Tucker Center/tptMN Video Documentary

Dudley Birder Hall

May 21, 2014

Day Three: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Lambeau Field

8-9 a.m. Registration and Coffee Lambeau Field Atrium
9-10 a.m.

“Women Athletes: How has the Sports Landscape Changed?”
Moderator: Kate Hogan, Director of Retail Operations, Packers Pro Shop, Green Bay Packers

Featured Panelists:
Natalie Berglin-Van Roy, Sport performance coach/trainer (basketball instructor), House of Speed, Green Bay; Emily Chandler, St. Norbert College Women's Hockey Player; Adrian Ritchie, Professional Basketball Player, Nottingham Wildcats Division EBL, United Kingdom; Lauren Sesselmann, Professional Soccer Player, FC Kansas City – National Women’s Soccer League, attended Notre Dame High School and won a bronze medal playing with the Canadian soccer team at the last Summer Olympics; Nicole Soulis, Played at University of Wisconsin Green Bay where she was named 2006 Horizon League Player of the Year. Played professionally in Europe for five seasons. Currently assistant girls junior varsity basketball coach at Ashwaubenon High School; Katie Vanden Avond , Soccer Player - All-America honoree by D3soccer.com, St. Norbert College; Julie Wojta, Currently playing professionally in Europe for Belfius Namur (Belgium) after playing briefly in the WNBA for Minnesota Lynx and San Antonio Stars.

Legends Club Room
10-10:30 a.m.
Break
Legends Pre-function
10:30-11:30 a.m.

 “Challenges Facing Coaches in Women's Sports”
Moderator: Mike Counter, Director of Media Relations, St. Norbert College

Featured Panelists:
Kevin Borseth, Head Coach of Women’s Basketball, UW-Green Bay
Amanda Braun, Director of Athletics, UW-Milwaukee Athletics
Robert (Rob) Morgan, Head Coach of Women's Hockey, St. Norbert College
Sara (Boyer) Rohde, Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, Notre Dame de la Baie Academy
Connie Tilley, Head Coach of Women's Basketball, St. Norbert College

Legends Club Room
12-1:30 p.m.

FleurBuffet Luncheon/Keynote – Julia Chase-Brand, MD, PhD, Pioneer Distance Runner
Topic: "The Dawn of American Women's Distance Running"

North Balcony

Legends Club Room

1:30-4 p.m.
Tours at Lambeau Field
Lambeau Atrium