The Women's & Gender Studies Program presents:
"Guyland: the Perilous World Where Boys Become Men"
Lecture followed by Q&A
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
(Doors open at 6:30 pm)
Free parking is available at Fouts Field parking lot.
Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean of Students, the Multicultural Center, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Sociology.
Michael Kimmel is a leading researcher and writer on men and masculinity. He is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University where he directs the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinity.
Kimmel's book Guyland is based on more than 400 interviews with American males between the ages of 16 and 26. His presentation will offer insight into their belief systems, relationships, activities, as well as possible sources of violent and dangerous behaviors.