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Greetings Kate - just a brief note literally "on the run" that I will get an abstract to you on Thursday so save a slot. Hope all is well - crazy busy here. Best, Richard

----- Original Message -----
From: Kate Davidson 
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2007 6:33 pm
Subject: Re: 29 March deadline for abstracts for GSA
To: [log in to unmask]

> Just to let those who are interested in the "Man Management" 
> symposium, taken from the web site:
> 
> To complete a symposium submission, you will need to have your 
> title, an abstract of not more than 250-words, and your 
> presenter information available. ... To complete individual 
> symposium abstracts, you will need to have the following for 
> each presentation: abstract title, an abstract of not more than 
> 150-words, and presenter information (affiliation, city, state, 
> and e-mail address at a minimum) for each abstract. 
> 
> * involves presentations by a maximum of 5 individuals, 
> including discussant(s) to allow at least 10 minutes of audience 
> discussion (total presentation time for a symposium is 1.5 
> hours) 
> 
> I look forward to hearing some ideas. If I get too many offers 
> for one symposium there may be a case for a second symposium, in 
> which case I will request someone to take over the 'lead'. I'll 
> keep you all posted.
> 
> Best to you all
> 
> Kate
> 
> Dr Kate Davidson
> Senior Lecturer
> Department of Sociology
> University of Surrey
> GUILDFORD
> GU2 7XH
> 
> +44 1483 683964
> 
> Co-Director, Centre for Research on Ageing and Gender (CRAG)
> President, British Society of Gerontology (BSG)
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kate Davidson
> Date: Thursday, March 15, 2007 8:55 am
> Subject: 29 March deadline for abstracts for GSA
> To: [log in to unmask]
> 
> > Just to remind everyone that the deadline for GSA abstracts 
> has been
> > extended to March 29. If like me you heaved a sigh of relief
> > and added
> > the task to the 'round tuit' pile, it's time to think about it
> > again.
> >
> > I know quite a few of you have plans to submit individual 
> papers and
> > posters but I was thinking it would be good to organise another
> > symposium this year and thought we could have a set of papers 
> on "Man
> > Management" (probably a very dated term!). I was thinking 
> along the
> > lines of managing loss (spouse, self-esteem, health, sense of
> > masculinity etc), managing caring, managing retirement, managing
> > work/education and so on. In other words, almost anything as
> > long as
> > issues of active control over late life circumstances can be
> > seen to be
> > the thread. Come back to me with some ideas and I'm sure we 
> can put
> > something together in the next 10 days or so.
> >
> > With all good wishes from a glorious UK Spring day.
> >
> > Kate
> 

Richard Russell, PhD, LMSW
Greater Rochester Collaborative MSW Program
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