A new article was published in the journal Creativity Studies, written by MascAge members Shlomit Lir and Liat Ayalon. The title is "''What is right and real - is the storytelling': Masculinity, Media and Creativity" and you can read it or download it here.
A new article by MascAge members Margaret O'Neill and Áine Ní Léime was just published. The title is "‘In a hospital bed or … out doing Indiana Jones’: older Irish men's negotiations of cultural representations of ageing" and it is available open access here.
On March 8th at 10.30 am you can attend a guest talk by Dr. Yumin Zhang (Zhongnan University) titled Masculinities in Transcultural Spaces: Another Story of Homosexuality and Masculinity in The Banquet Wedding. It is organized by the Center for Inter-American Studies at Graz University.
Yumin Zhang is a Researcher and assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Culture Communications at Zhongnan University of Economics of Law. She
received her PhD in American studies from Humboldt University of Berlin. Her fields of interest include comparative literature and culture (Chinese, American and German) and gender poetics. She is the author of the monography Masculinities in Transcultural Spaces— Negotiating of Masculinities in Ang Lee’s Films (2017) and the edited collection Creative Writing Course (2022).
Mascage's Austrian team will hold an online Symposium organized by the Center of Austrian Studies on Tuesday, 8th February. The theme is "Leisure, Gender and Science in Austrian and British Spa Towns" and it will consist on two inteventions and subsequent discussions:
Roberta Maierhofer - Negotiating Gender and Age in an Austrian Spa Town: David Schalko's Novel Bad Regina (2020)
Sophie Vasset - Early Medical Tourism: Spas in 18th Century Britain
You can register here in order to attend via Zoom. We are waiting for you!
Josep M. Armengol took part in the 2nd Conversatorio del Observatorio de las Masculinidades held by Universidad Miguel Hernández (Elche, Spain), where he presented the new volume "Aging Masculinities in Contemporary U. S. Fiction" and debated aging masculinities. You can access the video (in Spanish) here.
You can access here a special number on old age edited by the Spanish newspaper El Diario. It includes articles on realtionships, society, medicine, death, love and much more. We hope you enjoy it!