Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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

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.

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 […]

University of Michigan School of Social Work Dean Receives 2016 AMSA Advocate Award

April 2, 2016 by  
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Laura Lein, who this year is completing her tenure as Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Michigan received the American Men’s Studies Association’s “AMSA Advocate Award” at the Twenty-fourth Annual Conference on Men and Masculinities on April 1, 2016. AMSA President Daphne Watkins presented the award  at the Annual Membership […]

AMSA Board Member Conway-Long: We Need to Discuss the Relationship of Masculinity and Violence

February 4, 2016 by  
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Professor of Anthropology at Webster University and Board Member of the American Men’s Studies Association, Don Conway-Long, in an article titled “The Violence Behind the Words ‘Be A Man’” argues that: “We say that violence is a bad thing, and yet our culture lives and thrives on it.” The February 2nd article on bithchmedia.org goes […]

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