Monday, January 24, 2011

Men and Masculinity Conference in Tallahassee, April 1-3, 2011!

The 36th National Conference on Men & Masculinity (M&M), "Breaking Out of the Box: Changing Perspectives & Redefining Masculinity" will address men's perception and misperception around issues concerning consent, rape, and bystander intervention. Please join us at Florida State University, Talahassee, FL, April1-3, 2011, for an exciting conference in support of local initiatives.
The conference programming addresses a broad range of issues and social norms pertaining to men and masculinity and the analysis and prevention of sexual assault.  NOMAS emphasizes the interrelated factors of societal abuse of power and domination in the forms of sexism, racism, homophobia, classism, anti-Semitism, able-bodyism, ageism and other oppressions that influence social inequalities, the construction of gender, and the perpetration of all forms of violence.

Who attends?
  • Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Professionals and survivors
  • Anti-Trafficking workers
  • Campus Professionals
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Child Abuse Prevention Professionals
  • Gender Studies professionals and students
  • Sociology, Anthroplogy and Psychology professionals and students
  • Therapists and social workers
  • Students, Campus, Community, and Youth Organizers
  • Male allies to the women's and ending violence movements
  • Faith communities working for social justice
  • Legal and Justice System professionals
  • Activists and all others who are interested examining the intersections of social justice issues (e.g., gender, sexual orientation, race, culture, ability)

1 comment:

Michael Freeman said...

Hey there...this is Michael Freeman and I wonder if anyone on the blog is going to the conference?? I plan on attending, but will have to stay for advocacy and education days which are the following Monday and Tuesday. Let me know if anyone is going,