Dr. Carotenuto blogs about his research on wrestling in Kenya

In response to the International Olympic Committee’s recent vote to reinstate wrestling in the Olympic Games, Dr. Carotenuto was invited to submit a popular account of his recent research on the social history of traditional wrestling in Kenya. His article “Grappling with the Past: Wrestling and Performative Identity in Kenya” is also forthcoming this fall in a special issue on Leisure, Sport and Consumption in Africa for The International Journal of The History of Sport