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

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)

Women's Cycling History: Seeking Presenters for Thematic Session at NASSH 2018

M. Ann Hall (University of Alberta) and Roger Gilles (Grand Valley State University) are organizing a thematic session on women's cycling history with a specific focus on early racing history. Both Hall and Gilles have a book about women's early bicycle racing forthcoming in 2018.

Would anyone interested in joining us in this session, please email Ann Hall at We look forward to hearing from other scholars including graduate students.


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