SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:10 PM


Session 162: Conversations in Corporeality: Bodies and Body Modification
Room: Vanderbilt Suite

Sponsors: Social Problems Theory
Sport, Leisure, and the Body

Organizer &

Presider: David C. Lane, Illinois State University


“‘I’m Supposed to be Thick’: Expectations of Black Women’s Bodies and the Racialization of Weight,” Elizabeth Hughes, Penn State Abington

“The Potential That Yoga Holds as a Means to Reclaiming Bodily Empowerment for Women with Anorexia,” Heather Catherine Pizzanello, Salve Regina University

“Marks of Transition: Identity Management and Past Trauma,” David C. Lane, Illinois State University

“Agentic Properties of the Abject Body: Disembodied Parts and Depersonified Bodies,” Elroi J. Windsor, University of West Georgia