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Pethel Essay Included in Book on Women Athletes

T01619Honors adjunct instructor Mary Ellen Pethel’s essay “Sport and the Outward Life: Young Women Athletes as Progressive Players” was published this month in the edited anthology was published entitled Tennessee Women in the Progressive Era: Toward the Public Sphere in the New South  Her chapter discusses the first generation of female athletes in Nashville and Knoxville.  As such, Belmont College for Young Women, Ward Seminary and Vanderbilt University are heavily featured.  The book is available on Amazon and UT Press and recently was featured at the Southern Festival of Books.

 

 

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