Historias 79 – Brenda Elsey on Women in Sport

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This week we are pleased to welcome Dr. Brenda Elsey onto the program.  Dr. Elsey is Associate Professor of History at Hofstra University, and most recently the author of Futbolera: A History of Women and Sports in Latin America (University of Texas Press, 2019), with Joshua Nadel.  Steven spoke with Dr. Elsey about the importance of the history of sport, and especially its intersection with women’s history.  The two also talk public scholarship and podcasting.  Speaking of which, check out Dr. Elsey’s podcast, Burn it all Down!