Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

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National Organization for Men Against Sexism
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NOMAS: NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEN AGAINST SEXISM
36TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEN & MASCULINITY

Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
April 1-3, 2011

The NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEN AGAINST SEXISM holds a yearly National Conference on Men and Masculinity. The 2011 Conference will be held on the campus of Florida State University in Tallahassee on April 1 through April 3, 2011. This year's conference theme is "Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity."

NOMAS calls for workshops, panels, and papers that evaluate and examine diverse aspects of gender identity, gender roles, the construction of masculinity, and the experience of men's lives, specifically as related to the role of men as allies in the women's and domestic violence movements. Presentations can cover a wide range of topics, including but not limited to the following:

• Sexual violence
• Experience of men's lives
• Pro-feminism
• Domestic violence work
• Sexuality
• Workplace issues
• Spirituality
• Homophobia
• Un-learning the rules of masculinity and dominance
• Globalization
• Fathering
• Relationships
• Health
• Aging
• Pornography
• Anti-racism
• Men in prison
• Diverse ways in which the lives of men and women are enhanced through challenging old gender roles

Feel free to address any questions to Pete Kunze at pkunze@fsu.edu .

Please submit a proposal of 250-500 words and CV to pkunze@fsu.edu by December 31, 2010.