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Bethany Geckle

Name

Bethany Geckle

Thesis Title

Actor-network theory and heteronormativity: Analysing Skateboarding and Drag

Supervisors

Sally Shaw

Rosemary Overell

Doug Booth

Background

Bethany has a BSc (Kinesiology) from Pennsylvania State University

Teaching

Tutor:

Understanding Contemporary Media (MFCO 102)

History of Sport (PHSE 204)

Sport Development and Management (SPEX 209)

Advanced Sport Management (SPEX 314)

Publications

Geckle, B. (in press). 'Failure and Futurity: The Transformative Potential of Queer Skateboarding'. YOUNG: Nordic Journal of Youth Research.

Conference Papers

2017: 'A Herd of Black Sheep: The Loss of the Skateboarding Lifestyle'. Australian Society for Sports History. University of Technology, Sydney.
2017: 'Balls Out: Masculinity and Heteronormativity in 1980s Skateboarding and Drag'. North American Society for Sport History. California State University.
2017: 'Networks of Heteronormativity: Skateboarding, Drag, and Hip Hop'. Cultural Studies Association of Australasia. The University of Otago / Massey University.
2019: '"Talk-Action=0": Skating Around Skateboarding's Call to Action'. North American Society for the Sociology of Sport. Virginia Beach, VA.
2019: 'Connecting the Pieces: Skateboarding and Actor-Network Theory'. International Sociology of Sport Association. The University of Otago.
2019: 'Networking with Heteronormativity: Skateboarding, Drag, Punk, Hip Hop, and Alternative Art'. Pushing Boarders. Malmö, Sweden.