1 hr 8 min

#2 - Futboleras (Natalie Gedra, Brenda Elsey, Melissa Ortiz) Miradas

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WOMEN’S WORLD CUP – HISTORY OF WOMEN’S SPORT IN LATIN AMERICA – PLAYING FOR COLOMBIA

In this week’s special Women’s World Cup episode:

Newsflash (01:50): John speaks to Natalie Gedra (Twitter: @ngedra), a Brazilian sports journalist, about covering the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the excitement on and off the pitch, and why the clamour for equal pay is growing.

Deep Dive (18:25): Laurence interviews Dr Brenda Elsey (Twitter: @Politicultura), a historian at Hofstra University, about her new co-authored book “Futbolera: A History of Women and Sports in Latin America,” racism and sexism in the women’s game, the little-known story of Costa Rica’s Deportivo Feminino, and why we should listen to Thaisa as well as Marta.

https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/elsey-nadel-futbolera

https://equalizersoccer.com/2019/06/25/marta-speech-womens-world-cup-elimination-brazil-federation-issues/

Culture (43:50): John catches up with Melissa Ortiz, an Olympian and forward for the Colombian Women’s national team (Twitter: @MelissaMOrtiz), to talk about the joys and challenges of the women’s game, recent improvements to the management of Colombian football, and recycling second-hand socks from youth teams.

You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @MiradasPod, or check out our website and join our mailing list at www.miradaspodcast.com. You can also email us on info@miradaspodcast.com.

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP – HISTORY OF WOMEN’S SPORT IN LATIN AMERICA – PLAYING FOR COLOMBIA

In this week’s special Women’s World Cup episode:

Newsflash (01:50): John speaks to Natalie Gedra (Twitter: @ngedra), a Brazilian sports journalist, about covering the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the excitement on and off the pitch, and why the clamour for equal pay is growing.

Deep Dive (18:25): Laurence interviews Dr Brenda Elsey (Twitter: @Politicultura), a historian at Hofstra University, about her new co-authored book “Futbolera: A History of Women and Sports in Latin America,” racism and sexism in the women’s game, the little-known story of Costa Rica’s Deportivo Feminino, and why we should listen to Thaisa as well as Marta.

https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/elsey-nadel-futbolera

https://equalizersoccer.com/2019/06/25/marta-speech-womens-world-cup-elimination-brazil-federation-issues/

Culture (43:50): John catches up with Melissa Ortiz, an Olympian and forward for the Colombian Women’s national team (Twitter: @MelissaMOrtiz), to talk about the joys and challenges of the women’s game, recent improvements to the management of Colombian football, and recycling second-hand socks from youth teams.

You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @MiradasPod, or check out our website and join our mailing list at www.miradaspodcast.com. You can also email us on info@miradaspodcast.com.

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