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Sport and Literature A Special Issue of Sport in History: Introduction
(Taylor and Francis, 2009-06)
This special issue of Sport in History presents the work of several academics who explore the literary representation of sport. The article discusses the methodology of using literature to study sport.
The Immediate legacy of Pat Smythe: The pony-mad teenager in 1950s and 1960s Britain.
(MMU Institute for Performance Research, 2011)
The chapter focuses on the life of Britain's Pat Smythe (22 November 1928-27 February 1996) particularly her autobiographical writing. It argues that her dominance as a national championship winner, and international ...
Gladys Carson in Paris 1924: half told Olympic stories.
This conference hosted by the ICSHC at DMU celebrated the long history of the Centre's work with the Oxford DNB since the newly configured dictionary was relaunched in 1993. Looking forward past the Olympic release in 2012, ...
Sport, History and Literature: Approaches, Methods, Critiques, DMU September 2008
After a series of one- day conferences on this theme in 2005 and 2007 Jeff Hill and Jean Williams of the International Centre for Sports History and Culture organised a special two-day international conference on sport, ...
Futures of Women's Soccer Panel: The Role of Media
Jean Williams Chaired the session on the relationship between the media and women's soccer with Shireen Ahmed, Writer and Blogger; Jennifer Doyle, Professor, University of California, Riverside; Sarah Gehrke, Media Relations ...
An Ambivalent Spectacle: Watching Women's World Cup 2015
I have been writing about women’s soccer since 1998 and have attended the two Women’s World Cups held in the United States. In 2011, I was frequently asked if I was going to Women’s World Cup in Germany, and I have had the ...