Gender and Sport seminar, Friday 18th May, University of Warwick

This is  just a reminder that Centre for the Study of Women and Gender is hosting an afternoon seminar on “Gender and Sport” on Friday 18th May, 2012 in Ramphal 3.41, from 2-5pm. Attendance is free, and everyone is welcome – please drop me an e-mail if you’d like to attend so we can order enough biscuits! 

Speakers include:

Dr Louise Mansfield, Brunel University
Walking out: sport, physical activity and health legacies for girls and women post “London 2012”

Professor Tess Kay, Brunel University
Go girl! Critiquing the use of sport for female empowerment in international development

Dr Belinda Wheaton, Brighton University
Lifestyle sports, gendered bodies and the politics of identity

Dr Karen Throsby, University of Warwick
“Man up”: marathon swimming and the gendered body

Please circulate the poster around anyone who you think might be interested. If you would like to come, please drop me an e-mail ( so that we have an idea of numbers.

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