Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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

September 3, 2015 by  
Filed under Resource & Event News, General

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 […]

Call for Papers for Special Edition of Journal of Men’s Studies Marking One-Year Anniversary of Events in Ferguson, MO

November 24, 2014 by  
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To mark the one-year anniversary of the events in Ferguson, MO, the Journal of Men’s Studies will be publishing a special issue in the fall of 2015 titled: “Intersections of race, gender, and class in the wake of a crisis: The state of boys and men of color post-Ferguson”  Dr. Daphne C. Watkins, Dr. Desmond Patton, and […]

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

October 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Current Men's Studies News

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

April 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Current Men's Studies News, General

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 […]

AMSA Board Member Bob Minor – Surprised That There’s So Much Rape in the Military?

June 14, 2013 by  
Filed under AMSA Voices and Opinion

In 2012, 26,000 women and men reported sexual assault in the American military. We have no record of how much remains unreported. That’s only one year of victimization in what military brass admitted before Congress was a “cancer.” If it weren’t for the seven women on the Senate Armed Services Committee, I’d expect such reports […]

“American Masclinities” to be theme of The New York Metro American Studies Association’s Annual Conference

April 22, 2013 by  
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“American Masculinities” is the theme for the Annual Conference of The New York Metro American Studies Association to be held November 2, 2013 at Pace University’s Manhattan Campus. The annual conference provides a dynamic forum for area scholars, while attracting presenters nationally. NYMASA announces a call for papers for its 2013 annual one-day conference closing […]

AMSA Board Member Bob Minor – The Non-End of Homophobia

January 2, 2013 by  
Filed under AMSA Voices and Opinion

2012 ended with the Associated Press publishing a new stylebook for journalists that bans the use of the words “homophobia” and “Islamophobia.” The AP argues that “phobia” describes an illness or mental disability and, thus, isn’t accurate in “political or social” reporting. As Michelangelo Signorile argued, the problem with their decision “is not necessarily the […]

Gary Barker to Be Scholar-in-Residence at AMSA XXI, April 4-7, 2013

November 12, 2012 by  
Filed under News From Past AMSA Conferences

Gary Barker, PhD, International Director of Promundo, a Brazilian NGO in Rio de Janeiro with offices in Washington, DC, and Rwanda, that works nationally and globally to engage men and boys in gender equality and violence prevention will be the Scholar-in-Residence at the Twenty-First Annual Men and Masculinity Conference of the American Men’s Studies Association, April […]

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