Kevin has delivered papers at professional meetings in over 25 countries and is regularly invited to speak on and off university campuses. Examples of recent talks include:
Recent Invited Keynote Presentations
2010 - “Sport, Peace and Social Development: Cautions from an African Slum.” Japanese Society of Physical Exercise and Sport Sciences, 8th Annual Research Meeting of the International Health and Sport Group, Fukuoka, Japan, August 7-8.
2008 - “Sport, Risk and Injury.” BC Injury Prevention Unit Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, November 19.
Recent Conference Presentations
2012 - “Necropsian Nights: Divisive Horse Play at the Calgary Stampede.” North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, New Orleans, November 7-11.
2011 - “Keeping Score: Towards a ‘Sport for All’ Impact Assessment Tool.” 14th World Sport for All Conference, Beijing, China, September 20-23.
2011 - Young, K. and C. Okada, “Circle Games: Cambodian Evidence on Sport and Social Development.” International Sociology of Sport Association, Havana, Cuba, July 12-15.
2011 - Gerber, B. and K. Young, “Of Horses and Humans: Public Discourses on Animal Rights and Social Justice in Canada”. Pacific Sociological Association, Seattle, WA, March 10-13.
2011 - McEwen, K. and K. Young, “Dance and Pain: Is Ballet a Risk-Subculture?” Pacific Sociological Association, Seattle, WA, March 10-13.
2010 - Atkinson, M. and K. Young, “Into the Great White Yonder: Stabilizing Whiteness in Alternative Sports.” 3rd Sport, Race and Ethnicity Conference (“Beyond Boundaries: Race and Ethnicity in Modern Sport”). Barbados, July 15-18.
2008 - “Under African Fire: Sport, Peace and Naivety.” International Sociology of Sport Association, Kyoto, Japan, July 26-29.
2008 - Atkinson, M. and K. Young, “Speciesism and Animal Exploitation in Sport.” International Sociology of Sport Association, Kyoto, Japan, July 26-29.
2007 - Coakley, J. and K.Young, “Trampling Borders: Bringing Inclusion to Knowledge Production and Distribution in the Sociology of Sport.” North American Society for the Sociology of Sport, Pittsburgh, November 1-4.
2007 - Coakley, J. and K. Young, “The Global Distribution of Sociology of Sport Knowledge: The Case for an Open Access Discipine.” ISHPES and International Sociology of Sport Association World Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 31-August 5.