Monday, November 20, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. The conference last took place in Minneapolis March 29 – April 1, 2012, then hosted by the University of […]

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 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 […]

Register Now for the 2017 25th Annual AMSA Men and Masculinities Conference

December 31, 2016 by  
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Registration for the 2017 American Men’s Studies Associations’ 25th Annual Conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan is now open with “Early-Bird Registration” discount prices through February 6, 2017. The Conference theme is “Honoring Our History, Imagining Our Future” in keeping with this year’s anniversary. Student and Global South discounts are available.  For conference vendors the rate includes: […]

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 […]

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