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Call for Papers: Special Issue of International Journal of Masculinity Studies on “Masculinity, War and Violence

December 23, 2014 by  
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The Editor of a special issue of NorMa – International Journal for Masculinity Studies, Vol. 10, no. 4, 2015, has issued a call for papers on the issue’s topic: MASCULINITY, WAR AND VIOLENCE This special issue intends to address the relationship between masculinity, war and violence. We interpret this theme broadly and invite contributions that […]

Political Masculinities and Social Transition Conference at Landau University November 27-29, 2015

September 9, 2014 by  
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“Political Masculinities and Social Transition,” the first of two interdisciplinary conferences will take place at Landau University, Germany, 27-29 November, 2015. The second is planned for Cambridge, UK, in 2016. Conference organizers are: Kathleen Starck of the University of Koblenz-Landau, and  Russell Luyt of Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. The first confirmed keynote speaker (more to […]

On Point’s “Misogyny And Murder” Program Features Robert Heasley

June 2, 2014 by  
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On May 28, 2014, National Public Radio’s “On Point” interviewed former American Men’s Studies Association President, Robert Heasley to discuss “Misogyny and Murder: Unpacking a Killing in California.” Heasley is Professor of Sociology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. What’s in a killer’s heart? We know in the case of the May 23, 2014 Santa Barbara […]

“Political Masculinties” Conference to Be in Vienna November 15-17, 2013

May 25, 2013 by  
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An international multidisciplinary conference on the subject “Political Masculinities: Structures, Discourses and Spaces in Historical Perspective” will take place at the University of Vienna, November 15th to 17th, 2013. The organizers welcome papers from all academic disciplines, focusing on conceptual questions as well as presenting empirical studies of structures of political masculinities.  The Conference description […]

Political Masculinities in Literature & Culture Conference November 30-December 12: Call for Papers

March 6, 2012 by  
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Announcing the first of two sister conferences. The first is Political Masculinities in Literature and Culture: from Early Modernism to Today, which is an international, multidisciplinary conference, November 30th to December 2nd, 2012 at the University of Koblenz-­Landau, Campus Landau, Germany.  The second conference will take place in Vienna in November/December,2013. The Vienna conference will […]

Mark Justad – Limbaugh and the Usual Misogyny

March 5, 2012 by  
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There is, I suppose, a modicum of satisfaction to be had in seeing Rush Limbaugh being criticized — and seeing the criticism “stick” — by voices on the left and the right for his slanderous and offensive ad hominem attack on Sandra Fluke.  Of course we all know that offending is his schtick, his MO, […]

AMSA Board Member Bob Minor – When Can a Speaker of the House Cry?

January 1, 2011 by  
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Some are calling right-wing Ohio Republican John Boehner “The Weeper of the House,” as he strengthens his control over the US House of Representative’s agenda. New Speaker Boehner openly tears-up when he talks of his own working class background and his personal success in achieving “the American Dream.” Speculators say he’s mentally unstable or that […]