Alan Schwarz Public Lecture - Head Games: The Inside Story of Football’s Concussion Crisis

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Location: Mendoza College of Business, Jordan Auditorium

HEAD GAMES The Inside Story of Football’s Concussion Crisis

Schwarz

• How one New York Times sportswriter exposed a massive N.F.L. cover-up, forced Congressional hearings and revolutionized sports safety.
• Exclusive league documents, notes and audio from real-time interviews with commissioner Roger Goodell and more.
• The backstory behind the Will Smith movie “Concussion” and the book “League of Denial.”

Please contact Jessica Baron at baron.17@nd.edu with any questions. 

Co-sponsors:

  • Reilly Endowment for Excellent in the History of Medicine
  • Notre Dame Research
  • College of Arts & Letters
  • Undergraduate Studies in the College of Arts & Letters
  • Center for Health Sciences Advising
  • Reilly Center’s GLOBES Graduate Program
  • Menzoda College’s Sports Analytics Club
  • Department of Anthropology

This event will end in time for audience members to head to DPAC to see the free play Curie, Meitner, Lamarr: Indivisible, which begins at 7:30!

Originally published at reilly.nd.edu.