Gender and Ethnography Conference Calls

Just a quick heads up for those who have not seen these calls yet: There's an interesting-sounding ethnography conference at University of Jyväskylä in February, and the 2018 Finnish Gender Studies Conference takes place in Turku already in November with the theme "Trans in Transit". Check the embedded links if these are of interest to … Continue reading Gender and Ethnography Conference Calls

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CfP: Masculinities Studies Conference in August at JYU

We now take another quick break for advertising: The Finnish masculinities studies society SUMS arranges a one-day conference/seminar on critical studies on men and masculinities at University of Jyväskylä in August. I have attended this happening in 2015 (at U of Helsinki) and 2016 (at U of Tampere), and last year attended the Finnish gender … Continue reading CfP: Masculinities Studies Conference in August at JYU

March of Progress*

It's been a busy month due to a lot of work and some personal, hmm, "stuff". I've done a little travel, too, so haven't had time to update the blog in a while. But, here's a quick recap of recent events. Back in February, I managed to send two articles "out there" in the world, … Continue reading March of Progress*

Conference Report: Finnish Gender Studies Conference at University of Jyväskylä

This is a quick report of the annual Finnish Gender Studies Conference that I attended at University of Jyväskylä two weeks ago. In summary, I had a very good overnight trip, I enjoyed my time there, and felt like I got a very "rounded" and complete conference experience out of it. My own research deals … Continue reading Conference Report: Finnish Gender Studies Conference at University of Jyväskylä

Not “man enough to call any of those players a son of a bitch to their face”

Athletes in the political vanguard against Trump? Well, live and learn. Credit: twitter In case you've been living under a rock the past week, here's a recap of events since the orange clown decided that instead of focusing on bringing relief to the recent victims of natural disasters, it's much more important to go to twitter … Continue reading Not “man enough to call any of those players a son of a bitch to their face”

Some Goog Bloggin’

No, I'm not talking about my own blogging. I wish. Just wanted to recommend a few things from the blogosphere that I've read recently. Shit Academics Say spread Alison Coil's article in Wired on gender bias in research. Turns out male scientists have a hard time accepting the existence of gender bias in their own, … Continue reading Some Goog Bloggin’

CfP: Gender Studies Conference at University of Jyväskylä

Just a quick heads-up for interested scholars: The University of Jyväskylä is this year's host for the annual Finnish gender studies conference, and the new CfP (Call for Papers) is out. The conference takes place in November, and the deadline for abstracts is September 7, so there's still plenty of time to submit. There are … Continue reading CfP: Gender Studies Conference at University of Jyväskylä