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An Evening with Jackson Katz
Start Date: 10/6/2013Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 10/6/2013End Time: 8:00 PM

Event Description:

6 - 8 PM
Knight Auditorium
Followed by a booksigning

Jackson Katz is one of America's leading anti-sexist male activists. An educator, author, filmmaker, and cultural theorist, he is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy.

Katz is the co-founder of the Mentors In Violence Prevention (MVP) program, the leading gender violence prevention initiative in professional and college athletics. He is the director of the first worldwide domestic and sexual violence prevention program in the United States Marine Corps. He is also the creator and co-creator of educational videos for college and high school students, including Tough Guise: Violence, Media, and the Crisis in Masculinity (2000), Wrestling With Manhood (2002) and Spin the Bottle: Sex, Lies and Alcohol (2004).

His first book, The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help, was published by Sourcebooks in 2006. Katz's second book, Leading Men: Presidential Campaigns and the Politics of Manhood, was published by Interlink Publishing in 2012.

Following his talk, Katz will be signing copies of his book Leading Men: Presidential Campaigns and the Politics of Manhood.

Contact Information:
Name: Joan Whalen
Jackson Katz
Event Sponsor:
CWEL, Athletics, Wellness, Student Affairs & Human Resources

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