This Sporting Life

By | July 25, 2010

My colleague at Duke University, Wayne Norman, has written some great material reflecting on the place of soccer in the U.S., available here.

Peter Alegi, meanwhile, offers up this nice ode to the recent World Cup, via the blog Football is Coming Home:

Category: United States

About Laurent Dubois

I am Marcello Lotti Professor of Romance Studies and History at Duke University. A specialist on the history and culture of France and the Caribbean, notably Haiti, I am the author of Soccer Empire: The World Cup and the Future of France. I founded the Soccer Politics blog in the Fall of 2009 as part of a Duke University course called "World Cup and World Politics," whose students helped me develop the site.

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