Women, Sport, and Film Course

Cosponsored by Athletics and Physical Education at Bryn Mawr College and the Exercise and Sports Studies Department at Smith College, with support from the Center for Science In Society at Bryn Mawr College and the Serendip website.

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History of Women's Sports - Week of 4 February (Campbell)

Christensen, Karen, Allen Guttemann and Gertrude Pfister, eds. International Encyclopedia for Women and Sports 3 vols. New York: Macmillan Library Reference, 2000.

Cohen, Greta L., ed. Women in Sport: Issues and Controversies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1993.

Costa, D. Margaret and Sharon R. Guthrie, eds. Women in Sport: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers, 1994.

Guttmann, Allen, Women's Sports: A History. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992.

Hall, M. Ann, Feminism and Sporting Bodies: Essays on Theory and Practice. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers, 1996.

Oglesby, Carole A., ed. Women and Sport: From Myth to Reality. Ann Arbor, MI: Books on Demand, 1978.

Oglesby, Carole A., Doreen L Greenberg, Ruth L. Hall, Karen L. Hill, Frances Johnston, and Sheila E. Riley, eds. Encyclopedia of Women and Sports in America. Phoenix: Oryx Press,

Sandoz, Joli, ed. A Whole Ball Game: Women's Literature on Women's Sport. New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1997.

Sandoz, Joli and Joby Winans, eds. Whatever It Takes: Women on Women's Sport. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1999.

Sexual Orientation - Week of 25 February (Dalke)

Griffin, Pat. Strong Women, Deep Closets: Lesbians and Homophobia in Sport. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics,1998.

Cahn, Susan. "From the 'Muscle Moll' to the 'Butch' Ballplayer: Mannishness, Lesbianism, and Homophobia in U.S. Women's Sports." The Politics of Women's Bodies: Sexuality, Appearance and Behavior. Ed. Rose Weitz.  New York: Oxford, 1998. 67-81.

Burroughs, A., Ashburn, L and Seebohm, L., "Add Sex and Stir: Homophobic Coverage of Women's Cricket in Australia." Journal of Sport and Social Issues 19 (1995): 266-284.

Cahn, Susan. Coming on Strong: Gender and Sexuality in Twentieth-Century Women's Sport. New York: Free Press, 1994.

Lenskyj, H. "Combating Homophobia in Sport and Physical Education." Sociology of Sport Journal 8 (2001): 61-69.

Palzkill, B. "Between Gymshoes and High-heels: the Development of a Lesbian Identity and Existence in Top Class Sport." International Review for the Sociology of Sport 25 (1990): 221-234.