Tucson Festival of Books

Sheri Brenden


Sheri Brenden tapped into her experience as a reporter, magazine writer and research librarian as well as her vantage point as a little sister to tell the story of a 1972 landmark federal case that jump started girls’ athletics. "Break Point" is her latest work. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Luther College, a master's in library and information science from Dominican University and lives in Minnesota.

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Scheduled events:
Forging New Paths
Breaking the glass ceiling and forging a new path takes many forms, whether it be a poor, stuttering Black youth finding success, a journalist speaking truth to the power, or a young female athlete challenging the unequal system of high school athletics.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sports
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Sheri Brenden, Jemele Hill, Jeff Pearlman
Moderator: Caitlin Schmidt
Female Agents of Change
Look around to see who's on the forefront of change and you'll find women. Women pushing for the right to play sports on equal footing and women fighting the biggest legal battles of our time. In this session, authors Sheri Brenden, Jemele Hill and Dahlia Lithwick will take the gloves off and tell us about these new agents of change.

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Sheri Brenden, Jemele Hill, Dahlia Lithwick
Moderator: Bobbie Jo Buel Carter

Book:
Break Point
Two Minnesota Athletes and the Road to Title IX
Sports
University of Minnesota Press
December 2022
ISBN 9781517914585
200 pages
$0.00
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