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. […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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