More information will be available here as it is announced. For any questions or concerns email AMSA.
Call for Proposals
The Conference theme is “At the Boundaries of Ourselves: Masculinities & Decoloniality” though proposals are accepted on other topics and from all disciplines concerning the critical study of men and masculinities.
Individual paper and poster abstracts should be 250-300 words, and must include 4-6 keywords. Panel proposals will need to include a 250 word abstract of the panel, and 150 word abstracts of all papers proposed. Abstracts must be submitted by December 1, 2018. Those who submit paper, poster and panel proposals will be notified of the status of their submission by January 15, 2019.
Pre-Conference Workshop proposals should center on professionalization that will assist students and scholars with their future careers in and outside of Academia. Those proposing workshops can either apply for three-hour pre-conference workshops or one and half hour conference workshops. See download the full “Call” below for more specific information
All individuals invited to present must register for the conference no later than February 15, 2019. Failure to do so will result in removal from the conference program. All conference participants are expected to conform to AMSA’s Expectations for Appropriate Conduct.
The Conference will take place on the campus of Brandon University with sessions in one of its original buildings, Clark Hall, home to the Faculty of Arts, which is at the centre of the university’s compact campus that spans two city blocks. Throughout the conference, coffee and tea will be available. On-campus amenities include Forbidden Flavours III Coffee Shop, Harvest Hall Cafeteria and the University Bookstore.
Brandon University has numerous gender neutral restrooms across campus. Additionally, there are numerous Breastfeeding Safe Spaces across campus. The American Men’s Studies Association and Brandon University will also work to provide a lactation room.
The Conference Hotels are the Canad Inns and Clarion Hotel and Suites, which are both within a 15-20 minute walking distance of Brandon University. Both hotels provide dining services and are surrounded by additional dining options. Remember that prices are in Canadian Dollars (check current exchange rates).
- Canad Inn Rooms are C$129 per night. To book at the Canad, call +1 (204) 727-1422 and mention the booking code AMSA. Rooms must be booked before March 23, 2019.
- Clarion Hotel and Suites Rooms are C$100 per night. To book at the Clarion, call +1 (204) 728-5775 and mention the booking code AMSA, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brandon is the second-largest city in the province of Manitoba, Canada. It is located in the southwestern corner of the province on the banks of the Assiniboine River, approximately 214 km (133 mi) west of the provincial capital, Winnipeg. Brandon is an important part of the higher education network in Manitoba, with several notable facilities located in the city including Brandon University, Assiniboine Community College, and the Manitoba Emergency Services College. Brandon’s Keystone Centre, one of the largest consolidated entertainment, convention, agriculture and recreation complexes in Canada, is the home of the Brandon Wheat Kings and the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair. For more information on sites in Brandon, click here.
Brandon is located in North America’s Central Time Zone with Daylight Saving Time beginning on March 10, 2019. Average temperatures during the conference period are highs of 48° (9° C) and lows of 26° (-4° C).
WestJet Airlines flies directly into Brandon Municipal Airport (YBR) from connections in Calgary, Alberta. WestJet partners with Air France, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, KLM, and Quantas. Most people fly into Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG), which is serviced by Air Canada, Delta, United, and other airlines. The Brandon Air Shuttle provides transportation from the Winnipeg Airport to Brandon with a roundtrip fare of C$100 for the 1.5 hour trip. Most major car rental agencies are available as well.
Brandon University and AMSA will be working together to provide further convenient transportation options between Winnipeg and Brandon.
International conference delegates will need to meet the requirements necessary to enter Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/visit-canada/entry-requirements-country.html
If you require a letter of invitation, contact AMSA by email