The latest addition to the keynote presenter lineup at the upcoming International Physical Literacy Conference in New York City is Dr. Brian Culp, an author and Professor at Kennesaw State University who specializes in youth physical activity, social climate, anti-racism, spatial justice, and leadership. Dr. Culp’s keynote address will focus on Physical Literacy and the Spatial Imaginary and takes place on May 3. The IPLC will be hosted in New York City on May 2-5, 2023.
Dr. Culp has published extensively in academic journals and has helped design movement based intergenerational programming for various populations. A recipient of numerous awards, Dr. Culp has been a Fulbright Scholar in Montreal, Canada, and he is a Fellow of the National Association of Kinesiology in Higher Education. Over the years Dr. Culp has collaborated with numerous organizations focused on movement, physical literacy, and justice, including SHAPE America, Physical Health Education Canada, The Centers for Disease Control, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.
His most recent projects focus on new approaches to equity in movement, based on concepts from his book Critical Race Studies in Physical Education, which he co-authored with Dr. Tara Blackshear.