Michael Kimmel: “Mars, Venus, or Planet Earth: Women and Men in a New Millenium”

For Friday’s class (1/16), listen to Michael Kimmel’s talk below. It is broken up into six parts, from youtube (about 54 minutes total). As you listen, take down some notes for discussion using the worksheet handed out in Wednesday’s class.

M KimmelBIO: Michael Kimmel (author of Guyland: The Perilous World Where Guys Become Men and numerous other books) is a noteable American sociologist, specializing in gender studies and focusing on studies of feminism and masculinity. He is the founder and editor of the academic journal Men and Masculinities and is a spokesperson of The National Organization For Men Against Sexism (NOMAS). He was also a keynote speaker at the National Women’s Studies Association conference in Atlanta, GA in 2011.

Watch Michael Kimmel’s Lecture, Part 1:

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