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AMSA XXIV. “Approaches to Complex Gender Issues” Panel Opens AMSA 2016

March 31, 2016 by  
Filed under News From Past AMSA Conferences

imageThe 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”


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