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Miss Ludy and The Paris Women’s Olympic Games in 1922
This paper focuses on the life of one 'Olympian' who remains unacknowledged by the IOC. The American flag bearer in the 1922 Paris Women's Olympic Games, Lucille Ellerbe Godbold (1900-1981). One of seven children from a ...
Words, words. They’re all we have to go on: Image finding without the pictures.
(Oxford University Press, 2015-06-23)
This paper describes a Recommendation System to help photographic historians make connections between widely dispersed and previously unrelated records of photographs held in different heritage institutions, and demonstrates ...
Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body – Introduction
This is an introductory essay for the editied collection entitled ‘Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body’. As well as giving an overview of the six articles in the collection, the introduction seeks to give an overview of sport ...
(Royal College of Art, 2015)
This was a performed reading of ‘Waking Ouroboros’, an illustrated essay that interweaves a near-future, magical realist, short fiction with speculative musings on the notions of transparency, visibility, surveillance and ...
On otherness - Looking at (different ways of) inculcating diversity
(Council Child Productions/Anderson Shelter Productions, 2015-03)
Starcross is a story of doomed love in the 21st Century. When CONOR meets HOLLIE, they fall for each other. They feel like they’ve known each other forever. But there’s a massive reason why their love can never happen.
Re-presentation: A Tactical Approach to 21st Century Visibility
(Re:Print/Re:Present Conference, Anglia Ruskin University, 2015)
In the networked condition of the 21st century, everyday life takes on a radical visibility, putting serious limitations on old forms of tactical creativity, and perhaps necessitating a new understanding of tactics, ...
‘Tri-ang Strong Toys’: Lines Brothers and British Motor Sport in the Inter-War Period
This article explores the confluence of British motor sport, toy car manufacture and leisure during the period from 1919 to 1939. Mass- production toy-making had been bound up with the manufacture of sporting and fancy ...
Olympism and Pastoralism in British Sporting Literature
(Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2015-07-30)
This chapter explores the pastoralism of early modern British sport, evident in the first printed texts in English. These processes accelerated from 1612 onwards, as versions of “Olimpick,” “Ho-Limpyc,” “Olympian,” and ...
Sport and the performative body in the early work of C.L.R. James
The essay examines four major texts that are associated with C.L.R. James’s residence in Nelson, Lancashire, during 1932–1933 – Minty Alley (1936), The Life of Captain Cipriani (1932), ‘The Greatest of All Bowlers: An ...