The American Men’s Studies Association awarded its annual Loren Frankel Memorial scholarships to two students reading papers at its 23rd Annual Conference which was held in conjunction with the International Conference on Men and Masculinities in New York, March 5-8, 2015.
Krizia Nardini, a PhD Candidate at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Barcelona and Utrecht University received the award for her paper: “Men’s Mobilizations for Gender Justice: Thinking Through G/Local Strategies and Challenges Starting from the Italian and Spanish Cases”
Sayed Mahdi Mosawi a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at Hacettepe University of Turkey received the second award for the paper: “Gender Neither Ours Nor From Our Culture, West Countries Brought It To Us” Challenges of Engaging Afghan Men in Gender Equality: A Case Study in Kabul, Afghanistan”
- Eizabeth Miles, a graduate student in social anthropology at Yale University for her paper: “Gender Equality and the ‘Value’ of Manhood in Contemporary Japan”
- Kader Tekkas, a graduate student in Health Science at the University of Washington for the paper: “Male University Students’ Perspectives on Masculinity and Gender Equality in Istanbul, Turkey”
For more information on the annual Loren Frankel scholarships, click here.