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Call for Papers | “Building bodies: Gendered Sport and Transnational Movements”. Yearbook of Women’s History 2018. Call ends October 2, 2017

The 2018 Yearbook of Women’s History will focus on the making of ‘the sporting body’ as a concept full of ambiguous cultural meanings and impact, and invites papers which discuss the historical formation, transformation and impact of gendered discourses, representations and practices within sport and physical culture.

Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, Volume 25, 2017, Number 2

Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal (WSPAJ) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to advancing the understanding of women in sport and physical activity. WSPAJ is the official journal of the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity, housed in the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, Volume 25, 2017, Number 1

Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal (WSPAJ) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to advancing the understanding of women in sport and physical activity. WSPAJ is the official journal of the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity, housed in the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Call for Papers | Some Dance to Remember, Some Dance to Forget: Dance and Memory in the Nineteenth Century

From the quadrilles of Jane Austen to the Ballets Russes, dance continues to shape our understanding of the literature, art, and history of the nineteenth century. This special panel will prepare conference attendees for an optional nineteenth-century dance workshop at the conference, hosted by the Graduate Caucus.

Call for Papers |Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World | An interdisciplinary volume to be edited by Eileen M. Angelini

What is it about culture and society that creates an environment in which an athlete is able to excel or fail in his/her respective sport? Which factors, such as racism, discrimination, financial advantage or hardship, propel or hinder an athlete’s achievements? This volume seeks to explore how the world of sports is often a microcosm of the real world and the many ways in which it uniquely reflects cultural and societal issues.

Call for Papers | “Sport, Feminism, and the Global South” | Special issue of Sociology of Sport Journal | Ends 2017-03-01

This special issue of the Sociology of Sport seeks to broaden the geographical, theoretical, social, cultural and intercultural scope of writing about women, gender and sport by assembling key contributions from feminist sport research undertaken in or by scholars from the Global South.

Sports Scholar Profile | Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, University of Lincoln

Position Reader in the Sociology of Sport, University of Lincoln, UK Director, Health Advancement Research Team (HART; hartresearch.org.uk) Contact School of Sport & Exercise Science, University of Lincoln, Lincoln LN6 7TS UK Home page…

Ett bokprojekt i Dalarna utsedd till årets skidsportshistoriska bok i världen

Amerikanska International Skiing History Association (ISHA) utnämner boken License to Jump – A Story of Women’s Ski Jumping till årets skidbok i världen 2015 för att den gör “a single outstanding contribution to skiing’s historical record in published book form.” Varmt grattis till Marit Stub Nybelius, en av redaktörerna och författarna.

Research Seminar Series in Sport Sciences, Malmö University | 21 December 2015: “På damsidan” | Helena Tolvhed

This is the final installment of the Malmö Research Seminar Series in Sport Sciences, Malmö University, Fall 2015, and it’s all about women in sports. The seminars will take place at the Orkanen building (Nordenskiöldsgatan 10) in Room E121c, between 15:15 to 17:00. This seminar is in Swedish.

Scholarly texts on women and sport

Women and Sport is a unique initiative to publish scholarly knowledge about women’s sports. The project began back in 2011, and in the fall of 2014, a large number of scientific texts on various aspects of women’s sports have been published.