Stacy L Lorenz, PhD

Professor, Augustana - Social Sciences

Contact

Professor, Augustana - Social Sciences
Email
slorenz@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 679-1196
Address
2-312 AG10 Faith & Life Centre
4901-46 Ave
Camrose AB
T4V 2R3

Overview

Research

Media coverage of sport

Sport and local and national identities

Violence and masculinity

Hockey and Canadian culture


Teaching

History of sport

Sociology of sport

Sport and popular culture

Courses

AUHIS 368 - History of Sport in Canada

Examination of the history of sport in Canadian society, from colonial times to the present. The course links developments in sport to wider changes in Canadian society and social relations. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUHIS 368 and AUPED 368.

Fall Term 2020
AUMGT 360 - Hockey: Culture and Commerce

Examination of the cultural and business aspects of the sport of hockey, historically and in the present. The course explores such topics as fan identities, cultural memory and tradition, race and ethnicity, gender and youth culture, labour relations and free agency, salary caps and revenue sharing, minor hockey, audiences and the mass media, fighting and violence, league expansion and franchise relocations, and arena construction. Prerequisites: AUMGT 200 or consent of the instructor, third-year standing. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUMGT 360 and AUPED 360.

Winter Term 2021
AUPED 160 - Sociocultural Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity

Introduction to the sociocultural dimensions of sport and physical activity. The course examines a variety of social institutions, processes, issues, and their relationship to sport and physical education in Canada and the United States. Topics include the emergence of modern sport, sport and culture, socialization, class and gender relations, race and ethnicity, government and politics, commercialization, the mass media, schools and universities, drugs and violence.

Winter Term 2021
AUPED 360 - Hockey: Culture and Commerce

Examination of the cultural and business aspects of the sport of hockey, historically and in the present. The course explores such topics as fan identities, cultural memory and tradition, race and ethnicity, gender and youth culture, labour relations and free agency, salary caps and revenue sharing, minor hockey, audiences and the mass media, fighting and violence, league expansion and franchise relocations, and arena construction. Prerequisites: Third-year standing. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUMGT 360 and AUPED 360.

Winter Term 2021
AUPED 368 - History of Sport in Canada

Examination of the history of sport in Canadian society, from colonial times to the present. The course links developments in sport to wider changes in Canadian society and social relations. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPED 368 and AUHIS 368.

Fall Term 2020
AUPED 462 - Issues in Physical Education

Study of issues as they relate to physical education and athletics. The emphasis is on developing a capability to reason and think critically on issues of importance to the discipline of Physical Education. Prerequisite: *12 in Physical Education; fourth-year standing.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
AUPED 469 - Sport and Canadian Popular Culture

Examination of the role of sport in Canadian popular culture, historically and in the present. Topics include the power of the media to create audiences for sport; the role of sport in the construction of local, regional, and national identities; the continental dimensions of professional sport; the place of sport in the negotiation of gender relations; the use of sport by the Canadian government; and the position of sport in an increasingly global economy and culture.

Fall Term 2020

Publications

"Hockey, Violence, and Masculinity: Newspaper Coverage of the Ottawa ‘Butchers’, 1903-1906"
Author(s): Stacy L. Lorenz
Publication: The International Journal of the History of Sport
Volume: 32
Issue: 17
Page Numbers: 2044-2077