Telling the Story of Sport Workshop 4: Gender, bodies and sports writing

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You are warmly invited to join the 4th online workshop in the Telling the Story of Sport series jointly organised by the University of Bristol and the Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London on the 14th December at 18.00 GMT.

This month's theme is gender, bodies and sports writing. Please see below for details of the three papers::

‘Rolling with the boys: establishing male networks of sociability in 19th-century French cycling literature’, Martin Hurcombe (University of Bristol)

‘Mutilés de guerre et champions du ring: Boxing, disability and the representation of masculinity in French modernism’, Austin Hancock (Princeton University)​

‘ “Serving like a girl”: tennis and gender in the writings of Suzanne Lenglen’, Roxanna Curto (University of Iowa)

You can find further details and register here for free or by cutting and pasting the following url into your browser