2017 Conference Info
The American Men’s Studies Association’s Twenty-Fifth Conference on Men and Masculinities returns to Ann Arbor, Michigan and the University of Michigan’s School of Social Work, the home of AMSA, March 31 through April 2, 2017. To celebrate AMSA’s Silver Anniversary the theme of AMSA XXV is “Honoring Our History, Imagining Our Future.”
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Call for Proposals
The Call for Proposals for AMSA XXV is now open. As AMSA celebrates a quarter of a century milestone, it especially invites presentations exploring what has been accomplished in masculinities studies and what’s next for the critical and interdisciplinary study of men and masculinities. AMSA invites proposals from a range of disciplines and professional fields. Conference sessions may take the form of individual presentations, thematic panels, applied workshops, posters, performance pieces and artwork. Interdisciplinary teams of presenters or interdisciplinary panels are strongly encourages to send joint or linked proposals. The Conference Committee also invites proposals for pre-conference workshops of three hours. The deadline for submissions is October 14, 2016.
Download the complete proposal call here.
Proposals must be submitted through the online form to be available here soon.
About Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, Michigan is located in North America’s Eastern Standard Time Zone with Daylight Saving Time beginning on March 12, 2017. It is about 43 miles from downtown Detroit and 27 miles from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. The normal temperatures at the end of March are highs of 53° (12°C) and lows of 32° (0°C).
Ann Arbor is most well-known as the home of the main campus of the University of Michigan. Just off the campus, Ann Arbor’s downtown district boasts everything from riveting theater to exclusive art galleries to an engaging cinema scene to renowned concert halls that command legendary performers. And that’s all without mentioning the historic, newly renovated University of Michigan Museum of Art. There are eclectic shops, ethnic restaurants and hip night clubs and 30 independent bookstores. From mysteries and crime to holistic healing and yoga, each store has a unique personality and area of expertise. For more about Ann Arbor attractions click here.
Ann Arbor is served by Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW). It is an international hub for Delta Airlines and is served by Air France, Alaska Airlines, American, Frontier, Jet Blue, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Southwest, Spirit, and United. All major US rental car agencies are available. One way taxi service to Ann Arbor is $54-$60.
The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (“The Ride”) provides public bus service to and from DTW Airport to two stops in Ann Arbor for $12 each way when pre-booked. It stops at the Blake Transit Center, 328 S. Fifth Avenue, and the Kensington Court Hotel in Ann Arbor.
The downtown Amtrak station (325 Depot Street) is served daily by the “Michigan Wolverine” passenger rail line between Chicago and Detroit.