The Twenty-Fourth Annual Interdisciplinary Conference of the American Men’s Studies Association opened Thursday evening, March 31st, 2016 with the plenary panel “Weaving the Strands Together: Applying Interdisciplinary Approaches to Complex Gender Issues.” The panelists discussed how they use interdisciplinary approaches to illuminate assumptions about gender identities.
Panelists from left to right in the photo were:
Jose Armengol presented “Of Gray Vapors and Creeping Clouds: White (male) Privilege as Binding in Herman Melville’s ‘Benito Cereno'”
Elizabeth J. Deis presented “The ‘Other’ Portrayed in Without a Map: Race, Gender and Violence in ‘A Gathering of Men'”
Lowell T. True presented “Regeneration: Building and Rebuilding the Self in the Fiction of Pat Barker”
Jonathan A. Allan presented “Disciplining Men’s Studies: The Trouble with Interdisciplinary Research”