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Past events

February – April 2019
Drake Community Library
Grinnell IA

Wednesday, April 3, 2019   6:30-7:30 pm     
Girls High School Basketball: History of the Sport in Iowa
A program featuring women who played 6 on 6 girls’ basketball.  Catriona Parratt, UI American Studies professor who helped create the travelling exhibition 6-on-6 Girls’ Basketball in Iowa, will speak about 6 on 6 within the larger context of girls’ and women’s sport in Iowa and Britain.

November 17, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Council Chambers
Conrad, IA

Saturday, December 8, Noon-12:30
6-on-6 Girls’ Basketball in Iowa: Stories from the Iowa Women’s Archives and Beyond
Collecting Girls’ and Women’s Sport Histories in Iowa

August 11 – September 23, 2018
Welcome Center, Thomas Jefferson Gardens
Jefferson, IA

Saturday, September 15, 1pm
6-on-6 Girls’ Basketball in Iowa: Stories from the Iowa Women’s Archives and Beyond

Saturday, September 15, 2-4pm
Collecting Girls’ and Women’s Sport Histories in Iowa

September 29 – November 11, 2018
Ames Public Library

Ames, IA

Saturday, October 6, 10am-2pm
Gallery Talk: Remembering 6-on-6
Collecting Girls’ and Women’s Sport Histories in Iowa

Friday, July 6, 2018
Mary J. Barnett Library

Guthrie Center, IA

Friday, July 6, 2018, 1-3pm
Collecting Girls’ and Women’s Sport Histories in Iowa

Friday, July 6, 2018, 3 pm
6-on-6 Girls’ Basketball in Iowa: Stories from the Iowa Women’s Archives and Beyond

Saturday, June 16, 2018
Wapello County Historical Museum
Ottumwa, IA

Gallery Talk: Remembering 6-on-6
Collecting Girls’ and Women’s Sport Histories in Iowa

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Wapello County Historical Museum
Ottumwa, IA

Remembering 6-on-6: A History of Girls’ and Women’s Sport in Iowa
A talk by Jennifer Sterling, Sport Studies Faculty, Department of American Studies, University of Iowa

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Shambaugh Auditorium, University of Iowa Main Library
Iowa City, IA

Remembering 6-on-6 Girls’ Basketball in Iowa: A Conversation  
A conversation with three women who played 6-on-6 basketball about the impact the game had on their lives, and  the legacy of 6-on-6 basketball for girls’ and women’s sport more generally in Iowa.  Panelists:

  • Lisa Bluder, Head Coach, University of Iowa Women’s Basketball
  • Julie Goodrich Blake, Adel High School & Iowa State University basketball player
  • Shelley Lucas, Professor of Kinesiology, Boise State University
  • Susan Birrell, Moderator, Professor of American Studies/Sport Studies, University of Iowa

See a video of this event.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, Noon-1pm
Iowa City Public Library
Iowa City, IA

6-on-6 Girls’ Basketball in Iowa: Stories from the Iowa Women’s Archives and Beyond

Speakers: Kären Mason (Curator, Iowa Women’s Archives) and Jennifer Sterling (American Studies Dept., University of Iowa)

See a video of this event.

Saturday, April 21 – Sunday, April 22, 2018
Mount Vernon First Street Community Center
Mount Vernon, IA

Gallery Talk: Remembering 6-on-6

Collecting Girls’ and Women’s Sport Histories in Iowa