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Women's History Scotland Conference 2014 - Gender, Fitness and Sport

Following the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and a year of celebrations of sport throughout Scotland, the 2014 WHS conference will be held at Abertay University, Dundee on Saturday 27th September 2014 where we will hear from researchers speaking around the themes of Gender, Fitness and Sport in historical and contemporary contexts.

Professor Charlotte Macdonald will deliver the Sue Innes Memorial Lecture:

'Beautiful Bodies: Glasgow's 1938 gift to women and to empire'

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/hppi/about/staff/charlotte-macdonald

If you would like to attend the conference please complete the relevant 2014 conference registration documents which are attached to this email or available on our website: http://womenshistoryscotland.org/

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME (Provisional)

 

Saturday 27th September 2014 – Room 2522, Kydd Building, Abertay University

0915 – 0945 Registration: Foyer, Kydd Building, Abertay University

0945 – 1100 Panel Session - The Female Sporting Body

· Danielle Stephens, Deconstructing and Reconstructing, Women’s place in Sport: A Historical Analysis (University of Worcester)

· Betsy Lewis-Holmes, Sound Mind in a Sound Body: Competing Arguments about Exercise for Women in the late Nineteenth Century (University of Exeter)

· Rhiannon Lord, “I feel naked”: Embodied Narratives of Female Trampoline Gymnasts in Competitive Arenas (Abertay University)

1100 - 1115 Coffee Break1115 - 1210 Panel Session - Sport and Education

· Lindy Moore, Exercise and the (middle-class) Scottish Schoolgirl, 1700—1900 (Independent Researcher)

· Alison T McCall, Physical Education for Girls in the School Curriculum, 1900—1914 (Independent Researcher)

1210 - 1300 Lunch1300 - 1400 Sue Innes Memorial Lecture: Professor Charlotte Macdonald

· 'Beautiful Bodies: Glasgow's 1938 gift to women and to empire'

1400 - 1430 AGM1430 - 1545 Panel Session - Women in the Outdoors

· Zofia A Reych, Climbing Women and Niche Media: Beyond Alternative Femininities (SOAS, University of London)

· David Holland-Smith, Gender and the Somatised Body in Climbing (Abertay University)

· Yvette Wharton, An investigation into the Experiences of Women Belonging to an Outdoor Leisure group - Initial Observations (Abertay University)

1545 - 1600 Coffee Break1600 - 1700 Panel Session – Debating Women’s Liberation through Sport

· Peter Gavigan, The Changing Face of Female Bodybuilding: Liberation or Limitation? (Independent Researcher)

· Raf Nicholson, “It doesn’t mean I’m Women’s Lib”: An Oral History of Women’s Cricket (Queen Mary University of London)

1700 Conference Close

 

New undergraduate degree in Sports History and Culture

New for 2014... The International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, Leicester, is pleased to be able to announce details for a new undergraduate degree.

Sports History and Culture BA (Hons)

Sport is a major part of our cultural lives. It is also one of the biggest industries in the world today. This brand new course will equip you with an in-depth knowledge of the history and culture of sport to enable you to understand the issues facing the modern sporting world.

It will also provide you with practical experience through an industry placement and an extensive programme of guest lecturers with extensive experience in the media and the heritage of sport.

   

Sport in History - Books for Review

Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you wish to review any of the following for the BSSH journal Sport in History:

Allen, Julia Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale: Sport, Health and Exercise in 18th century England Cambridge Lutterworth 2012

Armour, Mark and Allen, Malcolm Pitching, Defense and Three-Run Homers: The 1970 Baltimore Orioles Lincoln NE University of Nebraska Press 2012

Babington, Bruce The Sports Film: Games People Play New York Columbia University Press 2014

Cordner et al, John Black and Blue: the story of Football at the University of Melbourne Melbourne Melbourne University Football Club 2007

De George, Matthew Duels in the Pool: Swimming's Greatest Rivalries Plymouth Scarecrow Press 2013

De George, Matthew Pooling Talent: Swimming's Greatest Teams Lanham, MD Rowman and Littlefield 2014

Dorhay, John with Tom Mather Calm in the Cauldron: A Rugby League Journey London London League Publications 2010

Dyreson, Mark, Mangan JA and Park, Roberta J (eds) Mapping an Empire of American Sport London Routledge 2013

Fanning, Sean Soldiers' League: The Story of Army Rugby League London London League Publications 2013

Gentile, Charlie The 1928 New York Yankees: The Return of Murderers' Row Lanham, MD Rowman and Littlefield 2014

Gilbert, Daniel A. Expanding the Strike Zone: Basbeball in the Age of Free Agency Amherst, MA University of Massachusetts Press 2013

Hong, Fan and Zhouxiang, L The Politicisation of Sport in Modern China: Communists and Champions London Routledge 2013

Johnson, James W Double No-Hit: Johnny Vaner Meer's Historic Night Under the Lights Lincoln NE University of Nebraska Press 2012

Jones, Ian, Lorraine Brown and Immy Holloway Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Actitivty London Sage 2013

Kaliss, Gregory J Men’s College Athletics and the Politics of Racial Equality: Five Pioneer Stories of Black Manliness, white citizenship and American Democracy Philadelphia Temple University Press 2012

Kelly, William W and Mangan, JA (eds) The New Geopolitics of Sport in East Asia London Routledge 2014

Laderman, Scott Empire in Waves: A political history of surfing Berkeley, CA University of California Press 2014

Loughlin, Paul with Andrew Quirke From grass to glass: A Rugby League Journey London London League Publications 2011

McDougall, Alan The Peoples' Game: Football, State and Society in East Germany Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2014

McKnight, Michael Intercepted: The Rise and Fall of NFL Cornerback Darryl Henley Lincoln NE University of Nebraska Press 2012

Nielsen, Erik Sport and the British World, 1900-1930 Basingstoke Palgrave 2014

Nowlin, Bill and Stahl, John Harry Drama and Pride in the Gateway City: the 1964 St. Louis Cardinals Lincoln NE University of Nebraska Press 2013

Park, Roberta and Vertinsky, Patricia Women, Sport, Society: Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft London Routledge 2011

Reid, Heather L Athletics and philosophy in the ancient world London Routledge 2011

Rhodes, Austin A lad from Donkey Common: A rugby league life london London League Publications 2012

Smith, John Matthew The Sons of Westwood: John Wooden, UCLA and the Dynasty That Changed College Basketball Champaign, IL University of Illinois Press 2013

Stewart, Bob and Smith, Aaron Rethinking Drug Use in Sport: Why the war will never be won London Routledge 2014

Vogan, Travis Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media Champaign, IL University of Illinois Press 2014

Waine, Anthony and Naglo, Kristian On and Off the Field Heidlelberg Springer 2014

White, Gaylon H The Bilko Athletic Club: The story of the 1956 Los Angeles Angels Lanham, MD Rowman and Littlefield 2014

Wood, Gerald C Smokey Joe Wood: The biography of a baseball legend Lincoln NE University of Nebraska Press 2013

Zhouxiang, Lu and Hong, Fan Sport and Nationalism in China London Routledge 2014

Zimbalist, Andrew In the best interests of baseball? Governing the National Pastime Lincoln NE University of Nebraska Press 2013

Zimniuch, Fran Baseball's New Frontier: A history of expansion, 1961-1998 Lincoln NE University of Nebraska Press 2013


 

If anyone has their own suggestions for books for review please contact the reviews editor

   

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Women's History Scotland Conference 2014 - Gender, Fitness and Sport

Following the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and a year of celebrations of sport throughout Scotland, the 2014 WHS conference will be held at Abertay University, Dundee on Saturday 27th September 2014 where we will hear...

New undergraduate degree in Sports History and Culture

New for 2014... The International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, Leicester, is pleased to be able to announce details for a new undergraduate degree. Sports History and Culture BA...

Sport in History - Books for Review

Contact Neil Carter if you wish to review any of the following for the BSSH journal Sport in History: Allen, Julia Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale: Sport, Health and Exercise in 18th century England Cambridge...