2014 Conference Info
The American Men’s Studies Association’s Twenty-Second Annual Conference on Men and Masculinities will take place at the University of Washington – Tacoma, Tacoma, WA, on March 27-30, 2014. This will be AMSA’s first conference in the far western U.S.
The Conference theme is: “Considering Culture: Masculinities in International and Regional Contexts.”
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Tacoma, Washington is in North America’s Pacific Time Zone with Daylight Savings Time beginning on March 9, 2014. The average daily temperatures for the end of March are highs of 57° (14°C) and lows of 41° (5°C).
Tacoma is situated along the saltwater banks of Puget Sound and known for its world-renowned glass art. The city’s many districts, including its vibrant urban core, abound with culture. Stroll the museum district where you can explore art, glass, and history. Wander amongst the eclectic mix of upbeat restaurants and music venues on Sixth Avenue. Shop the unique boutiques in the historic Proctor and Stadium districts, which bustle with foot traffic. Tacoma’s most well known attractions include: The Tacoma Museum of Glass, The Tacoma Glass Blowing Studio, The Tacoma Art Museum, The LeMay America’s Car Museum.
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Visitors to Tacoma fly into the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport known as “Sea-Tac.” All major national and many international airlines fly into Sea-Tac. Tacoma is 18 miles south. Shuttle transportation to downtown Tacoma is by Capital Aeroporter and Shuttle Express. Public transportation is via Sound Transit bus route #574 which runs every 30 minutes from 6 am-7 pm Monday-Friday. Taxi and rental car companies are also available.