Wednesday, September 21, 2016

”Man Enough?" – Scholar-Activist Jackson Katz to Speak Th•9/29•7pm on masculinity and the 2016 Presidential Campaigns

Internationally-recognized gender scholar and activist Jackson Katz to speak at Fordham (9/29, 7-9pm) on masculinity and the 2016 Presidential Election!

Please join American Studies for the kick-off event of our CAMPAIGN 2016 public programming series: "Man Enough? Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity" - a multimedia presentation by award-winning scholar-activist Jackson Katz.

In this richly illustrated talk — just days after the historic first debate of the 2016 general election campaign — Jackson Katz will explore the role that white male identity politics are playing in the race to elect potentially the first woman president of the United States.
Thursday, September 29, 7-9:00 P.M. (doors open at 6:30)
Fordham University Law School, Room 3-02
150 W 62 Street, NYC (Broadway/Columbus; A, C, D, B or 1 train to Columbus Circle) Free and open to the public.
Jackson Katz, Ph.D., is an educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist who is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender and violence. He is co-founder of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program; creator of the award-winning educational documentaries Tough Guise and Tough Guise 2; and author of The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help, and Man Enough? Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity. He lectures widely in the U.S. and around the world on violence, media and masculinities.

This event is the kick-off event of the American Studies Fall CAMPAIGN 2016 Speaker Series. Stay tuned for news of our upcoming programming.

Sponsored by the American Studies Program, with the McGannon Communication Research Center and the Department of Communications and Media Studies,  Fordham University.

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