Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Former AMSA Board Member Harry Brod Joins Kaufman and Kimmel for a Masculinity Dialogue

November 18, 2016 by  
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Former American Men’s Studies long-term board member Harry Brod, Professor of Sociology and Humanities at the University of Northern Iowa, along with Canadian scholar Michael Kaufman,  and Michael Kimmel, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University, participate in a “Founders Dialogue” on November 2, 2016 at St. Norbert College, Wisconsin as part of the November […]

AMSA Board Member Co-Edits Book on Cultural Definitions of Virginity

October 28, 2016 by  
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American Men’s Studies Association Board Member Jonathan Allan, Canada Research Chair in Queer Theory and Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at Brandon University, has co-edited his second book entitled Virgin Envy: The (In)Significance of the Hymen. The book was published this month by the University of Regina Press. His co-editors are Cristina Santos, Associate Professor […]

AMSA Calls Members to Nominate Candidates for Its 2017 Board of Directors

October 5, 2016 by  
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Elections for the Board of Directors of the American Men’s Studies Association will be held in November 2016. AMSA is now seeking candidates for election or re-election. Nominees must be willing to serve a three-year term and meet the following criteria: Must be a paid AMSA member Must have attended at least one AMSA Annual Conference […]

AMSA XXV: Call for Proposals for AMSA’s 2017 Men & Masculinities Conference Open

August 24, 2016 by  
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The American Mens’ Studies Association announces the call for proposals for its Twenty-Fifth Men and Masculinities Conference celebrating AMSA’s silver anniversary. The Conference will be held March 30-April 2, 2017 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2016. AMSA invites proposals from a range of disciplines and […]

2009 AMSA Frankel Scholar Leads Hong Kong Survey On LGBT Acceptance

August 24, 2016 by  
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Assistant professor of Gender Studies at Chinese University in Hong Kong, Suen Yiu-tung, who was the American Men’s Studies Association’s 2009 AMSA Loren Frankel Scholar, released a survey by the Chinese University of Hong Kong that found that politicians who support gay rights are not viewed negatively by a majority of people. Seventy-six percent said […]

2016 New Masculinities Festival Calls for Proposals for Performances

June 28, 2016 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 fourth New Masculinities Festival in New York City on November 5, 2016. Man Question is partnering with New York City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center to produce the Festival. They seek performances […]

“About Gender” Journal Calls for Articles on Current State of Masculinities Studies

June 28, 2016 by  
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AG About Gender, International Journal of Gender Studies, has announced a call for articles for its eleventh issue entitled Masculinities:Trans/forming Men: Changes, Resiliences and Reconfigurations, edited by Krizia Nardini (Universitat Obierta de Catalunya) and Stefano Ciccone (Genoa University). This issue of AboutGender wants to inquire into the current state of affairs in masculinities research: its theoretical specificities (if any), its relations with […]

AMSA’s 25th Anniversary Men and Masculinities Conference to Return to Its Home in Ann Arbor

June 7, 2016 by  
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The American Men’s Studies Association announces that its Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference on Men and Masculinities, celebrating AMSA’s 25th Anniversary, will return to Ann Arbor, Michigan and the University of Michigan’s School of Social Work, the home of AMSA, March 30 through April 2, 2017. For more information as it’s announced, click here.

Boyhood Studies Journal Calls for Articles on Boys and Youth Sports

May 31, 2016 by  
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Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal seeks manuscripts that address the contemporary intersection of boys and youth sport to be published in the Spring 2017 issue. Evidence-based papers from a variety of fields are welcome; international and comparative contributions are especially welcomed. The special issue is intended to explore contemporary empirical findings in the study of boys […]

Elizabeth Deis, AMSA Board Member, Receives Hampden-Sydney’s 2016 Senior Class Award

May 16, 2016 by  
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As part of the 2016 Hampden-Sydney College’s graduation ceremony, AMSA Board Member Dr. Elizabeth J. Deis received the Senior Class award jointly with her husband, Dr. Lowell Frye. Each year, members of the graduating class select a member of the College’s faculty or staff to recognize for their contributions to the college, its students, and […]

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