Monday, January 22, 2018

AMSA Schedules Three Pre-Conference Workshops for Its 2018 Conference

January 13, 2018 by  
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Three pre-conference workshops are scheduled to precede the 26th Annual Men and Masculinities Conference of the American Men’s Studies Association in Minneapolis, March 22-25, 2018. They will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018, 4-7 pm. Workshops are free but require pre-registration. Pre-registration information for these workshops is available on the 2018 Conference Information Page. […]

National Conversation on Men’s Complicity in Sexual Assault Culture Needed, AMSA President Explains

December 1, 2017 by  
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As the guest on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Central Time,” hosted by Veronica Rueckert on October 19, 2017, the President of the American Men’s Studies Association, Dr. Cliff Leek, says its time for a national conversation about why men can be complicit in sexual harassment and assault, even when they’re not the perpetrator. Listen here.  

Deadline Now December 1, 2017 for Transgender Mental Health Program at Widener University

November 4, 2017 by  
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The deadline has been extended to December 1, 2017 for applications for the Advanced Training Program in Transgender Mental Health at Widener University, in Chester, Pennsylvania. The 12-month program aims to fill the gap that few, if any, master’s and/or PhD counseling programs offer information and training specific to supporting the needs of transgender individuals. The program […]

Santiago Museum Hosts AMSA Board Member Álvaro Ojalvo for Workshop on “Beyond Being a Man”

October 25, 2017 by  
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The Museo Chileno de Arte Pre-Colombino in Santiago, Chile is hosting a workshop entitled “Beyond being a man: Masculinities in the pre-Columbian world,” led by Álvaro Ojalvo, ethno-historian and board member of the American Men’s Studies Association. The workshop will take place at the Museum on the afternoon of Saturday, November 18, 2017. It is aimed […]

AMSA President Emeritus Speaks at Radcliffe Symposium on Social Roots of “Contagion”

October 24, 2017 by  
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Past AMSA President Daphne Watkins will speak Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium. The symposium’s topic is “Contagion: Exploring Modern Epidemics.” Epidemiologists, journalists, physicians, public officials, scientists, and sociologists will discuss their cutting-edge research, prediction mechanisms, and possible solutions to the range of epidemics that face our world today—from Ebola and SARS to the […]

“Global Social Welfare” Journal Seeks Articles on Engaging Males in Gender Violence Programs World-Wide

July 28, 2017 by  
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Global Social Welfare: Research, Policy, and Practice is seeking articles for a special issue describing innovative efforts to engage men and boys in gender violence prevention from all regions of the world. The journal brings together research that informs the fields of global social development and social welfare. It serves as an outlet for manuscripts and […]

“Psychology of Men & Masculinity” Calls for Articles for Issue on Masculinity and Health

July 14, 2017 by  
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The journal Psychology of Men & Masculinity is soliciting papers for a special issue examining how gender norms influence the physical health of men and boys. Men’s health issues are an important public health concern, and the interplay between the psychology of men and masculinity and men’s physical health is complex. Research has already uncovered important […]

California-Riverside’s Jane Ward to Keynote AMSA XXVI in March 2018

Jane Ward, Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of California Riverside will be the keynote speaker at the American Men’s Studies Association’s Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference on Men and Masculinities to be held in Minneapolis, March 22-25, 2018. Ward’s published work focuses on a broad range of topics including feminist pornography, queer […]

5th New Masculinities Festival in New York Seeks Proposals by July 9, 2017

June 25, 2017 by  
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The theatre company Man Question is seeking performances from people of all genders that interrogate what it means to be a man for the fifth New Masculinities Festival in New York City on October 14, 2017 Man Question is partnering with New York City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center to produce the Festival. They seek performances of […]

Men’s Studies Pioneer and Mentor Harry Brod Passes

June 20, 2017 by  
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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. […]

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