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Call For Papers: Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture (San Diego, CA, April 2017) 11 Aug 2016

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference: San Diego, CA, April 12-15, 2017

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

Possible topics to consider include, but are not limited to, the following:

Call For Papers: The Future of Fatherhood (University of Wollongong, Australia, November 7-8 2016) 05 Aug 2016

Call For Papers: The Future of Fatherhood: What’s next in fathering practice and research?

Men Preventing Violence? 04 Aug 2016

In efforts to prevent men’s violence against women, there is a growing emphasis on the need to engage men. Men are becoming involved as participants in education programs, audiences for social marketing, activists and advocates, community leaders, and policy makers. First then, what does this ‘engaging men’ field look like? Second, what are its achievements and what are its limitations or dangers? This field is one instance of a wider ‘turn to men’ in gender politics, an increasing emphasis on the roles that men can play in building gender equality.

Organizing Men to Stop Men’s Violence Against Women: A five-step guide (1 p.) 28 Jun 2016

Here is a handy guide to five key steps in organising men to stop violence against women.

Men's health and illness: Key academic readings 25 Jun 2016

There is now an excellent academic literature on men's health and illness, the links between men's health and the social construction of masculinity, and related issues. Here, we have gathered some of the key academic overviews of this area.

Videos on men and masculinities, sexualities, violence prevention, etc 22 Jun 2016

There are great videos out there which provide powerful, engaging, and/or humourous discussion of men and masculinities, men’s roles in feminism, sexualities, men’s roles in ending violence against women, and related issues. Here are some of the best ones. Additions and revisions are welcome.

Are you man enough to be a nurse

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