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Indiana University
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

April Conference from Foundation for Male Studies

Only 16 days away, The Foundation for Male Studies is holding their 2nd Conference on Male Studies: Looking Forward to Solutions, to be unveiled to participants at the New York Academy of Medicine as well as a growing conglomerate of Internet-connected participants from 16 universities - organizations and individuals, professionals and students - from countries including Germany, Australia, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Italy, India and the U.S.

The Program:

The male's shortfall in education and its impact on male employment prospects
Tom Mortenson

The Future of Fatherhood
Gordon E. Finley, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Florida International University.

The Current Muddled State of Gender Affairs and the Future
Michael Gilbert, Senior Fellow at the Annenberg Center for the Digital Future / University of Southern California, and author of The Disposable Male

Why Men Die First
Dr. Marianne Legato

From Primeval to Postmodern Man: A Revolutionary Theory
Paul Nathanson, PhD, Senior Researcher
Katherine Young, PhD, James McGill Professor of the McGill Faculty of Religious Studies;
Co-authors of a four volume series on misandry, the hatred of men.

Advertising: Past and Current Depictions of Males and their Consequences
Matthew Willcox and Matthew Palmer, Draftfcb.
Mr. Willcox is a Director of Strategic Planning at the agency and was instrumental in helping Levi
Strauss and Company brand Dockers, develop the "Wear the Pants" campaign that dealt with male roles and image. Mr. Palmer is the lead strategist on the Miller Lite brand and a member of the team responsible for producing its "Man Up" ad campaign.

Register for the conference here.


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Conferences like this one can be very will be interesting to see what effect, if any this foundation's study has on lawmakers.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorney | Mar 28, 2011 5:00:20 PM

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