Monday, November 20, 2017

AMSA Presidential Mantle Passed from Daphne Watkins to Cliff Leek

April 2, 2017 by  
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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

March 30, 2017 by  
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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 […]

Call for Proposals for Volume on Ecomasculinities in North America

January 29, 2017 by  
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Rubén Cenamor Pona of the Department of English at Universitat de Barcelona, is inviting proposals for papers to be included in the edited volume: The Flourishing of New Men: Ecomasculinities in North America (provisional title).  The deadline for proposal submissions is March 15, 2017. The editor seeks to explore the new relationship between the American male […]

Award-Winning Poet Jericho Brown to be Poet in Residence at AMSA XXV

January 27, 2017 by  
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As a continuation of the American Men’s Studies Association’s commitment to honoring the arts, award-winning poet Jericho Brown will be the Poet in Residence for AMSA’s 25th annual conference March 31-April 2, 2017. He is an associate professor in English and creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Brown received his Ph.D. in Literature and […]

Newcastle University’s Chris Haywood to Be Keynote Speaker at AMSA XXV

January 27, 2017 by  
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Dr. Chris Haywood, Senior Lecturer in Arts and Culture at Newcastle University, UK, will deliver the keynote Femiano Lecture in Men’s Studies on Friday evening at the upcoming AMSA conference to be held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, March 31-April 2, 2017.  He will also serve as the Scholar in Residence. […]

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