May 25th – African Soccerscapes 2pm EDT

The Football Scholars Forum will have its last meeting prior to the World Cup tomorrow at 2pm EDT, please check your time zones to ensure that we are all coordinate as I mistakenly used EST in my last notice (EDT is -4 UTC). I must remind you all to send me your Skype names if you plan on participating so that I can include you in the conference call. If you have not done so, please do at your first convenience and register an account at and email me the username at

Here are a number of links of interest that are related to author Peter Alegi’s research and book:

New York Times “South Africans Push to Make the World Cup Their Own”

Dennis Brutus on Facebook Excerpts from Peter’s lecture at the Alan Paton Memorial Lecture

Radio Interview on France International

I highly recommend visiting the publisher’s page on African Soccerscapes as there are even more links and press related to the book.