Friday, July 28, 2017

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

February 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Resource & Event News

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 […]

Christian Book Touting Manly Aggression Inspires Violent Meth Trafficking Cult

July 10, 2010 by  
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“What if your million copy-plus bestselling inspirational book calling on men to act more manly, aggressive, even violent became a key source of inspiration for a ruthless cultic Christian paramilitary fundamentalist crime syndicate that controls most of the Crystal Meth traffic in the US and is fond of tossing severed heads into Mexican discos? You’d […]

Miller Lite’s New “Man Up” Commercials

June 23, 2010 by  
Filed under Current Men's Studies News

Advertising still loves to sell to men by playing on masculine stereotypes. Miller Lite has created a new set of “Man Up” commercials to get men to buy its beer by using male gender stereotypes in which both men and the attractive women they are supposed to be able to impress enforce masculinity with the […]

AMSA Board Member Bob Minor: “Is He Gay or European?”

June 22, 2010 by  
Filed under AMSA Voices and Opinion

People used to ask about a man who didn’t fit the American image of manhood: “Is he gay or is he European?” In an episode of Seinfeld, Jerry acquired a small bag to carry around everything that stuffed his pockets. When he forgot it, his companions said, “Hey, you left your purse.” “It’s not a […]

Video: Masculinity in Disney Films

March 16, 2010 by  
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In 2007, Sanjay Newton, a 34 year-old filmmaker as an Inequality Project, produced a 7 minute film “Sexism, Strength and Dominance: Masculinity in Disney Films.” Watch it online. What do you think?

AMSA President Discusses Male Friendships on NPR

August 27, 2009 by  
Filed under Current Men's Studies News

Robert Heasley, President of AMSA and Associate Professor of Sociology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, joined Tom Ashbrook on National Public Radio’s “On Point” in April to discuss the changing nature of male friendships in response to the film “I Love You Man.” Listen to the broadcast discussing “The Age of ‘Bromance.’“

Professor Miles Groth Interviewed about Men’s Studies on “Liberal Arts Radio”

August 5, 2009 by  
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Professor Miles Groth, AMSA Member and Professor of Psychology at Wagner College in Staten, New York, was interviewed July 7, on the need for Men’s Studies and the place of Michael Jackson for “Liberal Arts Radio with Mark Sutton.” Download the interview.