Symposium Schedule - Mesa
Global Sport: A Common Language in a Diverse World?
September 17-18, 2013
The Westminster Symposium is a special academic experience not found at any other American college or university. Each year, Westminster cancels class and the entire Westminster College community of faculty, staff, and students gather for a special two-day event to investigate one topic of global importance.
The Westminster Symposium is open to the public at the Mesa Center for Higher Education and is avaliable to live stream from our website.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Introduction. Symposium Preview: Common Themes
10:30 AM Room 143
Led by Westminster Faculty and Staff
What You Wished You Learned in School: Sport Neuroscience and Psychology through Transformational Studies
11:00 AM-12:00 PM (1:00-2:00 PM CDT) Room 143
Joshua Medcalf is a Storyteller and the Director of Mental Training for the UCLA Bruins Women's Basketball Program and the University of Oregon Duck's Women's Golf Program.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
9:00-9:15 a.m. Room 143
Sports Entertainment and Politics in the United States: How Sports Entertainment Tells the Story of America
9:20-10:30 AM. Room 143
Professor Michael Smith
Sport and Global Humanitarianism: Roberto Clemente and His Global Impact in Our Time
10:45-11:45 AM (12:45-1:45 PM CDT) Room 143
Roberto Clemente, Jr. is a global humanitarian, sports broadcaster, and former professional baseball player. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and lives in Houston, Texas.