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Masculinities in Transcultural Spaces: Another Story of Homosexuality and Masculinity in The Banquet Wedding

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).

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Conversation with Josep M. Armengol: Aging Masculinities in Contemporary U.S. Fiction

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.

Josep M. Armengol talk on old age and Covid-19 pandemic

Last week, Josep M. Armengol talked with the Laboratorio filosófico sobre la pandemia y el antropoceno and shared some reflections on the covid-19 pandemic and its relationship and effects on the social and cultural role of old people. You can watch his invervention (in Spanish) here.

Men in Movement, V | Masculinities and Feasible Futures

Josep M. Armengol and Roberta Maierhofer took part in the international conference Men in Movement (Masculinities and Feasible Futures) held in Barcelona last week. You can see their interventions and more here.

Mascage Spring Seminar Series

We just uploaded the recordings of the three online seminars held by MASCAGE in Spring. You can watch them below. We hope you enjoy them!

Seminar 1

Seminar 2 Part 1 Part 2

Seminar 3

MA in Mascuinity Studies presented at MenEngage Ubuntu Symposium

Last week, José María Armengol presented the newly created MA in Masculinity Studies to be launched this year at Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha at the MenEngage Ubuntu Symposium, among other interesting proposals and models related to formation in the study of masculinities.

You can now watch the symposium here (professor Armengol's intervention from timestamp 34:40 to 45:10).

To access subtitles in YouTube, click on the “Settings” icon, select “Subtitles/CC,” and then click “Auto Translate.” A list of languages you can translate into will be displayed. Please note, most of the symposium videos are translated using YouTube's voice-recognition software, so the quality of translations will vary, and auto-generate subtitles are not currently available for languages other than English.

5th ICMEO Conference 2020 Video

You can watch a video of the workshop at the 5th ICMEO Conference held on 3-4 September 2020, which includes José María Armengol's intervention about MascAge and cultural representations of aging masculinities, here. Dr. Armengol's intervention starts about the 24-minute mark.