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>Subject: CFP: Modern Maculinities: A Narrative 
>of Heroes and Failures (grad) (UK) (9/12/06; 
>11/25/06)
>From: "Amy Tooth Murphy" <[log in to unmask]>
>
>Modern Masculinity: A Narrative of Heroism and Failure
>
>Papers are invited for a special panel at 
>ĺ─˛Return to Genderĺ─˘, the forthcoming graduate 
>conference at the University of Glasgow on 25th 
>November, 2006. In a recent news item reviewing 
>the latest ĺ─˛Supermanĺ─˘ film, the news anchor 
>asked if the actor playing Superman was a 
>ĺ─˛mincing metrosexualĺ─˘. What does a modern 
>masculine hero look like? Is the often discussed 
>crisis in masculinity empowering or 
>emasculating? Possible topics include:
>
>* Crisis in masculinity
>* Heroes
>* Men and violence
>* ĺ─˛Boys will be boysĺ─˘
>* National/cultural models of masculinity
>* Myths of masculinity
>* Masculine bodies
>* Feminine/female masculinity
>* Metrosexuality
>* Butch
>* Camp
>* Gay love
>* Homosociality
>* 'Angry young man'
>* Paternity/fathers
>
>Please see www.arts.gla.ac.uk/returntogender for more details.
>
>We invite abstracts of 200-300 words for 20 
>minute papers to be submitted electronically by 
>SEPTEMBER 12TH 2006 to 
>[log in to unmask], with 
>institutional affiliation and contact details. 
>Participants at the conference will be invited 
>to submit their papers to eSharp, Glasgow's 
>award-winning postgraduate journal. They will 
>then be considered for publication in a Spring 
>2007 issue on gender. Please get in touch if you 
>have any questions regarding the conference. A 
>limited number of fee waivers and travel grants 
>will be available, please apply in advance for 
>information.
>
>Amy Murphy
>Department of English Literature
>University of Glasgow

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