The Sport Spectacle is sports blog with a lot of art. Or an art blog with a lot of sports. Its focus: the art and politics of sports stories, images, and performance.
Every now and again, I write about other matters.
The Sport Spectacle is an extension and revision of From a Left Wing (2007-2013). Over time, that soccer blog opened up to address sports stories more generally – especially where a queer/feminist reading was needed. The Sport Spectacle has a wider optic.
Jennifer Doyle is the author of Campus Sex/Campus Security, Hold It Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art and Sex Objects: Art and the Dialectics of Desire. She is the 2013-2014 Fulbright Distinguished Chair at the Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation at the University of the Arts, London and editor of The Athletic Issue, a special issue of the journal GLQ. She is a Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. In 2010, she co-hosted The People’s Game, a World Cup daily podcast for KPFK in Los Angeles; in 2011 she wrote a series of articles on women’s soccer for Fox Soccer’s website.