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Herman J. Woltring
02-21-1992, 07:48 AM
Dear Biomch-L readers,

The note below was received today from Brian Finlay at the University of Wes-
tern Ontario, following my request to try and make the programme available
before the meeting. Regretfully, this proved not possible, but I feel that
it might be useful to post it even though it is after the fact. Brian, thanks
for keying this in despite your busy schedule!

Professor Robert Barney is the Director of the Centre for Olympic Studies
at the University of Western Ontario. He has no e-mail address, but may
be contacted as follows:

Professor Robert K. Barney,
Director,
Centre for Olympic Studies, +1(519)679-2111 Extension 5485
Faculty of Kinesiology,
Thames Hall, +1(519)661-2008 FAX
University of Western Ontario,
London, Ontario,
Canada, N6A 3K7

With kind regards,

Herman J. Woltring, Eindhoven/NL

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CENTRE FOR OLYMPIC STUDIES

l992 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM FOR OLYMPIC RESEARCH

February ll-l3, l992

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The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada

Scientific Program & Daily Schedule
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11th

7:00 PM Opening Ceremonies
Welcoming Remarks: George Pedersen, President, UWO.
Bert Taylor, Dean, Faculty of Kinesiology.

7:l5 PM SESSION I
Chair: Klaus Meier, University of Western Ontario

Keynote Address: John Hoberman, University of Texas, Austin:
"A Theory of Olympic Internationalism"

8:00 PM Olympic Sport in Dance

"Of Ribbons and Rythmics: Dance in Olympic Ceremonies"
"The Sculpture of R.T. McKenzie: An Original Choreography"

8:l5 PM Conclusion


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12th

9:00-9:45 AM SESSION II

Chair: Darwin Semotiuk, University of Western Ontario.

Special Address: Robert Steadward, President, International
Para-Olympic Committee:
"Athletes with Disabilities: Their Quest for Olympic Inclusion"


l0:00-ll:45 AM SESSION III

Chair: Angie Schneider, University of Western Ontario.

l0:00-l0:30 Speaker: Don Morrow, University of Western Ontario:
"Grace Without Pressure: Canadian Scintillation and the
Media in the Amsterdam Olympic Games"

l0:30-ll:00 Speaker: Robb MacDonald, University of Western Ontario:
"The Battle of Port Arthur: A War of Words and Ideologies
Within the Canadian Olympic Committee"

ll:00-ll:30 Speaker: Gordon MacDonald, University of Western Ontario:
"Regime Change and the International Olympic Committee: Is
There an Explanatory Model?"

ll;30-ll:45 Discussion


13:00-14:30 SESSION IV
Chair: Klaus Meier, University of Western Ontario.

13:00-l3:45 Speaker: Roger Rees, Adelphi University:
"The NOSC and the Non-Racial Sports Movement: Towards Post-
Apartheid Sport in South Africa"

l3:45-14:l5 Speakers: Donald Macintosh & Michael Hawes, Queen's
University, Kingston, Ontario:
"The IOC and the World of Interdependence"


14:30-15:45 SESSION V

Chair: Don Morrow, University of Western Ontario.

14:30-15:00 Speaker: Bruce Kidd, University of Toronto:
"The Toronto Olympic Commitment: Towards a Social Contract
for the Olympic Games"

15:00-15:30 Speaker: Helen Lenskyj, Ontario Institute for Studies in
Education:
"More Than Games: Community Involvement in the Toronto Bid
for the l996 Summer Olympics"


15:45-17:l5 SESSION VI

Chair: Robert Barney, University of Western Ontario.

15:45-16:30 Speaker: Mark Dyreson, Weber State University:
"`America's Athletic Missionaries:' Political Performance,
Olympic Spectacle and the Quest for American National
Culture, l896-l9l2"

16:30-17:00 Speaker: COS Graduate Student Essay Award Winner:
Steven W. Pope, University of Maine:
"American Muscles and Minds: Public Discourse and the
Shaping of a National Identity in the Early Olympics, l896-
l920"

17:00-17:l5 Discussion

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13th

08:45-l0:30 SESSION VII

Chair: Dick Mandell, University of South Carolina

08:45-09:30 Speaker: David Fairchild, Indiana University - Purdue
University/Fort Wayne:
"Of Cabbages and Kings: Words on Performance Enhancers in
Sport"

09:30-l0:l5 Speaker: Angela J. Schneider, University of Western Ontario:
"Harm, Athletes Rights and Doping Control"


l0:30-ll:45 SESSION VIII

Chair: Don Mcintosh, Queen's University

l0:30-ll:30 Speaker: Karen Volkwein, Northern Illinois University:
"Sport and Ethics in Unified Germany: A Critical Analysis"

ll:30-ll:45 Discussion


ll:45-l2:30 SESSION IX

Chair: Dick Mandel, University of South Carolina.

ll:45-l2:l5 Speaker: Laura Chase, Queen's University:
"A Policy Analysis of Gender Inequality Within the Olympic
Movement"

l2:l5-l2:30 Discussion

12:30-l2:45 Concluding Remarks: Klaus Meier & Bob Barney.

*Special Poster Presentation.

Steven R. Wenn, Penn State University:
"How the Golden Egg was Laid: Avery Brundage and the Genesis
of the IOC's Television Policy"


CENTRE FOR OLYMPIC STUDIES

Director: Robert Barney

Executive Council: Michael Bauer
Nigel Crowther
Glynn Leyshon
Angela Schneider
Darwin Semotiuk
A. W. Taylor (ex-officio)

Symposium Manager: Robert Barney

Symposium Program Chair: Klaus Meier



Special Appreciation to Our Sponsors

COCA-COLA
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ONTARIO MINISTRY OF TOURISM & RECREATION
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FACULTY OF KINESIOLOGY



SPECIAL U.W.O. CAMPUS GALA OLYMPIC WEEK ACTIVITIES


Jan 3l - Feb 9: McIntosh Gallery, R. Tait McKenzie Sport Sculpture
Exhibition.

Feb 9: Alumni Hall, Pops Concert, "A Salute to the 8:00 8:00 PM
Olympics," U.W.O. Faculty of Music Concert Band and
Wind Ensembles.

Feb 5-20: Thames Hall, Front Corridor Showcases, Special
Exhibition--Olympic Medals, Photographs, Posters,
Artifacts, and Art.

Feb 5 - Mar 3l Weldon Library, Special Collections (2nd Floor),
J. Howard Crocker Rare Olympic Stamp Collection
Exhibition.


Best wishes:

Bryan Finlay, PhD 519-663-3063
Director of Orthopaedic Research 519-663-3904 FAX
University Hospital
P.O. Box 5339
London, Ontario, CANADA, N6A 5A5