Health History Lecture: Reconsidering The Demise of the Female Tradition in Physical Education

On March 19, 2014, Dr. Patricia Vertinsky (Distinguished University Professor, UBC School of Kinesiology) joined the Consortium to present some of her recent work. Dr. Vertinsky specializes in the social and cultural history of sport and physical activity with attention to gender, race, aging, and disability. On March 19th, Dr. Vertinsky challenged familiar progress and loss narratives found in the historiography of the female physical education profession in the 20th Century.

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Dr. Vertinsky

Dr. Vertinsky & Dr. Wendy Hall