The Australian Institute of Male Health and Studies will host its first Male Studies Symposium in Adelaide, June 24th 2011, 9.30 am – 4 pm, at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Theme: ‘From Boyhood to Manhood: Difficulties & Challenges of Transition’. Speakers include Professor Miles Groth PhD, Department of Psychology, Wagner College, Staten Island, New York; Professor Jon Jureidini MB, BS, FRANZCP, PhD, Child Psychiatrist; and Celia Lashlie, Anthropologist and author of “He'll be OK: Growing Gorgeous Boys into Good Men”. Places will be limited, so register early.
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NEW YORK: The Foundation for Male Studies will focus on the research and programs needed to reverse the downward spiral now effecting virtually all aspects of the lives of men and boys, at the Second Annual International Conference on Male Studies – Looking Forward to Solutions, April 6, 2011. Edward M. Stephens, MD, FMS’ Founder and Chair says that in addition to the conference’s solution-geared presentations by leading authorities, the Foundation is calling for papers from academics on how to best deal with increasing levels of male unemployment, depression, suicides, high school and college dropout rates and related problems. Scholars seeking to submit papers for the conference may do so by writing to email@example.com by March 15. 2011.For more information go to www.malestudies.org.
In her National Post op-ed "Male Studies: A proposed curriculum" on April 14th 2010, Canadian commentator Barbara Kay talked about the exciting new discipline of Male Studies, a historical first, launched recently at Wagner College, Staten Island, N.Y., USA.
In order to help The Foundation for Male Studies with its grant requests and fund raising efforts, and to increase its support channels, the foundation has created a brief yet important survey on the need for Male Studies. Please take just a few minutes and provide us with your feedback by visiting http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9TH97BP .
The first official Call for Papers for the First Annual Conference on Male Studies to be held in October, 2010 at Wagner College on Staten Island, New York can be found at http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/node/37177 .