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November 5-6, 2015 Conference on the Psychology of Boys at Risk to be in Santa Fe

September 3, 2015 by  
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The Santa Fe Boys Educational Foundation in conjunction with the Infant Mental Health Journal is presenting a conference on “The Psychology of Boys at Risk: Indicators from 0-5” November 5-6, 2015 at the Eldorado Hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Keynote addresses will be by Allen Schore, PhD, UCLA, on “The Developmental Neurobiology and Psychology […]

“Focus on Fathers” Conference at University of Wroclaw – Call for Papers

February 25, 2015 by  
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The University of Wroclaw, Poland will host an international interdisciplinary conference titled “Focus on Fathers. Fatherhood in Contemporary Discourse,” which will be held at the Institute of English Studies, University of Wroclaw, Poland September 4-5, 2015. The conference aims to explore the plethora of father figures present in literature, film, television series, video games, social […]

AMSA Panel at Michigan School of Social Work Discusses “The Plight of Young Men”

October 31, 2014 by  
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A panel discussion titled, “Gender, Sexuality, and Youth: The plight of young men at the intersection of multiple identities” was held at the University of Michigan School of Social Work (UM-SSW) on October 2, 2014. Moderated by Daphne C. Watkins Ph.D., President of the American Men’s Studies Association (AMSA) and assistant professor of social work, […]

AMSA Vice President Co-Authors New Book about Bullying

September 26, 2014 by  
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Jeff Cohen, the Vice President of the American Men’s Studies Association and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the Social Work Program at the University of Washington, Tacoma, has co-authored the new book Confronting School Bullying: Kids, Culture, and the Making of a Social Problem with Robert A. Brooks, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at […]

AMSA Member, Andrew Smiler Reaches Out to Popularize the Examination of Masculinity

April 10, 2014 by  
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Reaching out to the broader public, AMSA member Andrew Smiler has not only written articles for on-line publications such as the recent “Men Defining Masculinty: It’s Not About Sex,” but has authored a popular book Challenging Casanova: Beyond the Stereotype of the Promiscuous Young Male. Smiler is a therapist, teacher, author and evaluator. In Challenging […]

Hampden-Sydney Conference on Educating Boys & Men to be July 25, 2014

April 8, 2014 by  
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What Works?, a conference on educating boys and young men, will be held at Hampden-Sydney College on July 25, 2014. The conference will mark the publication of What Works: Raising Boys, Engaging Guys, and Educating Men, a collection of 16 essays.  Two of the contributors to “What Works” will speak at the conference in July […]

Call for Proposals for AMSA XXII Is Now Open Until October 31, 2013

July 17, 2013 by  
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AMSA announces the call for proposals for its Twenty-Second Annual Conference in Tacoma, Washington March 27-29, 2014. With the conference theme, “Considering Culture: Masculinities in International and Regional Contexts,” and the location in the Pacific Northwest the call for proposals for a variety of presentations continues deepening of the critical study of men and masculinities […]

Sociologist, Author C.J. Pascoe to Keynote AMSA XXI, April 4-7, 2013

October 19, 2012 by  
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CJ Pascoe, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Colorado College, will be a keynote speaker and the Twenty-first Annual Conference on Men and Masculinities of the American Men’s Studies Association in Ann Arbor, Michigan, April 4-7,2013. Her book, Dude, You’re  a Fag:  Masculinity and Sexuality in High School, won the American Educational Research Association’s 2007 Book […]

AMSA Board Members Robert Heasley and Don Levi Discuss Fatherhood on NPR’s “On Point”

June 25, 2011 by  
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AMSA Board President Robert Heasley and Board Member Don Levi were guests June 17, 2011 on the NPR program “On Point” hosted by Tom Ashbrook. The show’s topic was “On Fatherhood in Tough Times. ” Also a guest was Jim Axelrod, national corespondent for CBS news and author of In the Long Run: A Father, […]

“An International Symposium Speaks the Unspoken: Masculinities, Bodies and Body Image” in Ottawa June 6-8

February 5, 2011 by  
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“An International Symposium Speaks the Unspoken: Masculinities, bodies and body images in health education,” June 6-8, 2011 in Ottawa, ON at the Lord Elgin Hotel, seeks to engage scholars from around the world in exploring the impact that school sport has had, and continues to have, through the exaltation and elevation of a particular masculinity, […]

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