Dave Zirin to speak at Concordia as part of disORIENTATION!

Tuesday, September 21st at 7pm, QPIRG Concordia presents THE POLITICS OF SPORTS, featuring:

DAVE ZIRIN (edgeofsports.com)
MEG HEWINGS (hockeydykeincanada.ca)

H110 Auditorium – 1455 de Maisonneuve West
QPIRG Concordia and the Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore will also be hosting DAVE ZIRIN from 5-6pm on September 21 to meet with people and sign copies of his new book: “Bad Sports: How Owners are Ruining the Sports We Love”. Join us at QPIRG Concordia at 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204.
About DAVE ZIRIN: Dave Zirin writes about the politics of sports for the Nation Magazine, SLAM Magazine, the Progressive and many other publications. He is the host of Sirius XM Radio’s popular weekly show, Edge of Sports Radio and he’s also a weekly commentator for Canada’s Hard Core Sports Radio. He has been called “the best sportswriter in the United States.” Dave Zirin’s books include: “A People’s History of Sports in the United States,” part of Howard Zinn’s People’s History series for the New Press; “Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics, and Promise of Sports” (with a foreword by Chuck D.); and “”What’s My Name, Fool?” Sports and Resistance in the United States”.
About MEG HEWINGS: Meg Hewings played hockey at McGill University and for the Montreal Wingstar, an elite club team in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League. She is a freelance writer, a video artist and an editor at Hour, Montreal’s alternative weekly. She also blogs at www.HockeyDykeInCanada.ca
Background Videos:
* “Are Sports Boring: Arun Gupta debates Dave Zirin”
* Dave Zirin on “Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love”

For a full schedule of QPIRG’s 2010 disORIENTATION programming, click here