The Football Scholars Forum, launched in the History Department in 2010, recently opened its 2018-19 season.
On September 25, the online fútbol think tank welcomed historian Amy Bass for a discussion of her new book, One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together.
On October 17, former AP Islamabad bureau chief Sebastian Abbot joined FSF for a session devoted to his first book: The Away Game: The Epic Search for Soccer’s Next Superstars.
The next FSF session takes place on December 13, 2pm US Eastern Time. It will feature University of Michigan professors Stefan Szymanski and Silke-Maria Weineck, authors of It’s Football, Not Soccer (and Viceversa) [link]. RSVPs to Prof. Peter Alegi.