Response should be 400-500 words (i.e., two or three (2-3)paragraphs).
Engage with one required reading of your choice from the list of Case Study readings in the ECP Section 3.5 (for Weeks 5, 6 or 7). Your Response should illustrate your knowledge of the relevant reading, outline your responses to the ideas, and include an argument (position) or provocation that is aimed at stimulating discussion and debate on the topic. Your Response should be 400-500 words (i.e., two or three (2-3)paragraphs). No reference list is required for this assessment item. Reading of your choice: Week 5: Case Study 5.2 – Berlin 1936: 1. Tom Ecker, “Olympic Pride: Nationalism at the Berlin and Beijing Games”, Harvard International Review 36.1 (Summer 2014): 46-49 (Available on-line at UQ Library). 2. Christopher Young, “Berlin 1936”, in Alan Bairner and Gyozo Molnar (eds), The Politics of the Olympics: A Survey, London: Routledge, 2010, pp. 93-105 (Available on-line at UQ Library via Ebook Library). Week 6: Case Study 6.2 – Black Power Salute 1968: 1. Gary Osmond, “Photographs, Materiality and Sport History: Peter Norman and the 1968 Mexico City Black Power Salute.” Journal of Sport History 37, no. 1 (Spring 2010): 119-37 (Available on-line at UQ Library). 2. Maureen Margaret Smith, “The ‘Revolt of the Black Athlete’: Tommie Smith and John Carlos’s 1968 Black Power Salute Reconsidered”, Chapter 8 in Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport, Stephen Wagg (ed.), London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, pp. 159-84 (Available on-line at UQ Library via Ebook Library). Week 7: Case Study – Sochi Winter Games 2013: 1. Marin Cogan, “This Olympian Will Take the Gay-Rights Fight to Sochi”, National Journal (23 January 2014). 2. Robert G. Weisbord, “Aftermath: Outlaw Nations as Olympic Hosts—Gays and Others as Targets of Discrimination”, Chapter 7, Racism and the Olympics, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2015. E-book (UQ): 161- 84 (177-80 specifically on Sochi and sexuality issues).