- From the inaugural issue of Masculinities: A Journal of Identity and Culture, Aneta Stepien (Surrey): Understanding Male Shame; and Michael Edward Stewart (Queensland): Some Disputes Surrounding Masculinity as a Legitimate Category of Historical Inquiry in the Study of Late Antiquity.
- Karin Neutel (Groningen): The First Cut is the Deepest: Masculinity and Circumcision in the First Century.
- Ryan Schacht, Kristin Liv Rauch, and Monique Borgerhoff Mulder (UC-Davis): Too Many Men: The Violence Problem?
- Terrell L. Strayhorn and Derrick L. Tillman-Kelly (OSU): Queering Masculinity: Manhood and Black Gay Men in College.
- Can men be feminists? Batuhan Erkat wonders.
- A feminist defense of masculine virtues: Camille Paglia on why ignoring the biological differences between men and women risks undermining Western civilization.
- Are there genes that lead men to enjoy fighting?
- Masculinity anxiety at the movies: Ryan Leas on questioning yesterday’s tough guys.
- Nick Field on layers of leather: Performance, performativity or essence of masculinity?
- There's no such thing as a "real man": Claire Carusillo on what Obama and Michael Grimm both get wrong about masculinity.
- Boy Trouble: Family breakdown disproportionately harms young males — and they’re falling further behind.
- Amaan Shreyas on incoherent masculinities.
- Gentlemen, Formerly: A gentleman in 1720 could read Greek while mounting a running horse; today’s gentleman reads GQ in the bathroom — from rapists to stylists, a history of the American gentleman.
- Str8 boys: Alex Chard on an evaluation on gay masculinity, identity and its presence in society.
- Michael Sam presents NFL’s real manhood test: Is it as mature as college football?
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Omnivore - Incoherent Masculinities
From Bookforum's Omnivore blog, a collection of links on masculinity - coherent, cultural, genetic, and all kinds of other topics.