Sunday, June 25, 2017

Men’s Studies Pioneer and Mentor Harry Brod Passes

The American Men’s Studies Association is deeply saddened by the news that one of the pioneers of men’s studies and past board member of AMSA, Harry Brod, Professor of Sociology and the Humanities at the University of Northern Iowa passed away on June 16, 2017 at his home in Cedar Falls, Iowa of cardiac arrest. […]

Visiting Fellowships in Berlin Application Deadline is May 31, 2017

May 20, 2017 by  
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The Margherita von Brentano Center for Gender Studies at Freie Universität Berlin offers non-stipendiary visiting fellowships to excellent scholars who are conducting research related to one of our research priority areas. These are: transnational, transregional and transcultural gender relations; body, sexuality, biopolitics; digital public(s) and gender; subjectivity, power, emotions and affections; feminist theory, diversity and […]

AMSA’s Annual Conference to Return to Minneapolis March 22-25, 2018.

The Board of Directors has announced that the Twenty-Sixth American Men’s Studies Association Annual Conference on Men and Masculinities will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota March 22-25,2018. The host institution will be the University of Minnesota. Three AMSA board members are the 2018 Conference Co-Chairs: Jonathan A. Allan, Brandon University Frank G. Karioris, American University […]

AMSA Presidential Mantle Passed from Daphne Watkins to Cliff Leek

The Board of Directors of the American Men’s Studies Association at its Annual Meeting on March 30, 2017 elected Cliff Leek as its new president. He will be replacing Daphne Watkins who is stepping down after being the first woman and African-American president of AMSA. Cliff Leek is a PhD candidate in the Sociology Department […]

AMSA Awards Steven Dashiell, University of Maryland Ph.D. Candidate, the 2017 Frankel Scholarship

April 2, 2017 by  
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The American Men’s Studies Association at its Banquet of the 25th Annual Conference on Men and Masculinities in Ann Arbor, Michigan on March 31, 2017 awarded the 2017 Loren Frankel Memorial Student Scholarship to Steven L. Dashiell, a Ph D. candidate in the Language, Literacy, and Culture Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. […]

“25 Years of Men’s Studies” Panel Opens AMSA XXV

A panel of three scholars who served on the Board of the American Men’s Studies Association opened its Twenty-Fifth Annual “Men and Masculinities” Conference Thursday evening, March 30, 2017 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The topic was “Twenty-Five Years of Men’s Studies: A Panel and Discussion About Roots and Branches in Our Field.” Panelists included past […]

AMSA Board Member Provides Historical Context to Chile’s Sodomy Law in Its Penal Code

March 20, 2017 by  
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American Men’s Studies Association Board Member Álvaro Ojalvo, Assistant Professor at Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello in Santiago, Chile, has become the go-to scholar regularly to comment on the Chilean Penal Code’s designation of “sodomy” as a crime.  Article 365 in the Code that remains on the books establishes that it is a jailable offense for two men under […]

Call for Proposals for Chapters in 4th Edition of “Race/Gender/Class/Media Volume

March 8, 2017 by  
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Rebecca Ann Lind, University of Illinois at Chicago, is editing a fourth edition of “Race/Gender/Class/Media: Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers” to which some of your members may be interested in contributing. Proposals for contributions to the upcoming edition are sought from scholars across all disciplines. The book will examine the consequences, implications, or opportunities associated […]

Thursday Pre-Conference Workshops and Activities Announced for AMSA XXV

March 8, 2017 by  
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Pre-conference activities including workshops on Thursday, March 30th, 4:00-7:00 pm, for the American Men’s Studies Association’s Twenty-fifth Annual Meeting include a film and discussion, two workshops and a roundtable discussion for younger scholars. They are free, but the workshops require advanced registration. The film and discussion, led by filmmaker David Quinto will view and discuss his […]

Fifth Conference on “Political Masculinities” to Be December 1-3, 2017: Call for Proposals Extended to April 18, 2017

February 1, 2017 by  
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Professors Kathleen Starck, University of Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Germany, and  Russell Luyt, University of Greenwich, London, UK, are calling for papers for the Fifth in a Series of Conferences on “Political Masculinities” that will focus on the theme “Political Masculinities and Populism.” The conference will take place at the University of Landau (Germany), December 1-3, 2017. The conference […]

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