Guest Post: Bilingual my butt / Bilingue mes fesses

Barbara Ravel (@BarbaraRavel1), PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Kinetics at Laurentian University. Her research focuses on gender and sexuality issues in sport. She’s a former hockey player and represented France on the international stage in the late 1990s. She once shared the ice with Jayna Hefford, Vicky Sunohara, and the…

“How Much Time Do I Have?”: Thoughts on Don Cherry

By Alvin Ma I don’t know if there’s a better way to discuss Don Cherry than to provide a 6-minute Coach’s Corner-style stream of consciousness rambling and saying the following: “How much time do I have? Let’s roll this clip!” This Molson Bubba beer commercial featuring Cherry was launched a week after making controversial comments…

A Presentation on Race at The Hockey Conference

Last week I attended The Hockey Conference in Fredericton, New Brunswick. This conference only takes place every other year and attempts to bring together hockey enthusiasts of all kinds. We had everything from academics to coaches, and former NHL players to a Canadian paralympian in attendance. As a critical academic, it is both exciting and…