Input your search keywords and press Enter.

Clear the Air

Clear The Air: How Sport Speaks to the Human Experience with David Gardner

Athletes will be athletes, but they’re humans too. The seventh episode of “Clear The Air” featuring freelance writer and sports journalist David Gardner addresses a common struggle amongst professional athletes — being seen only as an athlete and not a human being. Gardner’s experience spending time with athletes and sharing…

Clear The Air: Religion & Sports – Examining Kaepernick’s taking a knee as American religion with Hannah Garvey

Hannah Garvey, a graduate student from the Department of Religious Studies here at Indiana University, joins Mina Denny for a very notable fourth edition of “Clear The Air.” Denny and Garvey unpack a term coined by Robert N. Bellah in 1967, “American civil religion,” and explain what this concept means…

Clear The Air: Examining Media Representations of Female Athletes with Lauren Smith

The first episode of “Clear The Air” welcomes Lauren Smith, associate professor and researcher of sports media at Indiana University’s Media School. Smith joins Mina Denny to discuss and examine the reality of the mass media’s representations, or rather, misrepresentations, of female athletes. Aside from her professional work, Smith has…