Thursday, October 19, 2017

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

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.

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 goes […]

AMSA President’s Black Masculinity & Mental Health Project Featured on “Concentrate”

January 28, 2016 by  
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The research of the president of the American Men’s Studies Association, Daphne C. Watkins, with young Black men, masculinities, and mental health was featured in Dcember in Concentrate, a weekly online magazine. The article, “Facebook, data and the battle against institutional racism on campus” focuses on Dr. Watson’s work called the Young Black Men, Masculinities, […]

AMSA 2015 Frankel Scholar Co-Organizes Barcelona Masculinities Workshop

November 17, 2015 by  
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American Men’s Studies Association’s 2015 Loren Frankel Memorial Scholarship recipient Krizia Nardini, a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at the Open University of Catalonia, is one of three organizers of the international workshop titled, Men in Movement: Trans/forming Masculinities in Politics, Care, and Media  taking place at Espai Francesca Bonnemaison in Barcelona November 18-20, 2015.  She will […]

AMSA Member’s “Breaking the Male Code” a Best-Seller

November 5, 2015 by  
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In May, Robert Garfield, AMSA member and psychiatrist and family therapist, with an active private practice in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, who also teaches in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, published Breaking the Male Code: Unlocking the Power of Friendship (Gotham). The book has since become a best-seller. According to Garfield, traditional […]

C.J. Pascoe, AMSA XXI Keynote Speaker Interviewed

October 20, 2015 by  
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2013 AMSA Conference (AMSA XXI) Keynote Speaker Dr. C.J. Pascoe,  Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Oregon, discusses her qualitative research on youth, gender and sexuality, and new media in a recent recent interview by the Oregon Humanities Center. She is also Director of Undergraduate Studies and co-founded the Social (In)Queery blog. A […]

AMSA’s Andrew Smiler writes: “Yes, Men’s Studies. You Got a Problem with That?”

September 3, 2015 by  
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In a September 1st article on “The Good Men Project,” AMSA member and author and past president of  The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity Andrew Smiler argues for “men’s studies” as the necessary and logical complement to Women’s and LGBTQ Studies: A few weeks ago, the New York Times pondered “A […]

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