Tertulia – Courtney Szto on Mahriaa shot, Keeta goal! Harnarayan Singh and the Future of Hockey

Wednesday, March 15 at 7:30pm (Atlantic time)
On Zoom. Register for the Zoom link here.

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“Mahriaa shot, Keeta goal! Harnarayan Singh and the Future of Hockey”
He started commentating games from his living room on a Fisher Price microphone set. Today, he’s a play-by-play announcer for Sportsnet and Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi. Does Harnarayan Singh’s presence in hockey and style of commentary signal a more diverse future for sports broadcasting in Canada?
Dr. Courtney Szto (@courtneyszto) is an Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University. She has published widely on racism in hockey, including her award-winning book “Changing on the Fly: Hockey through the voices of South Asian Canadians,” and the publicly available “Policy Paper for Anti-Racism in Canadian Hockey.” Dr. Szto runs anti-racism education for the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) and consults with the Hockey Diversity Alliance and Black Girl Hockey Club.
Upcoming Tertulias
April 5 – Stephanie Dotto on Women’s College Gymnastics
Milda’s Pizza is supporting Tertulias Fredericton this fall with a $3 discount on 10 inch pizzas on Tertulia night and free delivery 5 minutes from the cafe. Discount code: Tertulias. Contact the cafe here.
What is a tertulia? A tertulia can be described as a kind of philosophy café where participants talk about big thinkers, artists and ideas. This winter and spring, Tertulias Fredericton has put together a series on activists and social movements that have shaped our lives and allowed us to imagine a better future.

Tertulias Fredericton is supported by Milda’s Pizza, the NB Media Co-op, publisher of videos of the Tertulia talks and Fernwood Publishing.

For more information, visit Tertulias on Facebook or contact: fredericton.tertulia@gmail.com.

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