Wednesday, August 16, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chronicle of Higher Education Discusses Scholarly Debate on Boys in America

November 24, 2009 by  
Filed under Resource & Event News

The  November 22, 2009 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education included the article, “The Puzzle of Boys: Scholars and others debate what it means to grow up male in America.” An excerpt from the article: “The experience of being a boy is exactly what Miles Groth wants to capture. Groth, a psychology professor at […]