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posted by Robert DeVet in on mars 22, 2014 - View profile


FREE PUBLIC LECTURE – Men, Women, Sex and Violence

- 9:00pm
Lundi Mars 24 2014

Venue: SPATZ THEATRE, Citadel High School
Address: 1855 Trollope St.

Join us as Dr. Jackson Katz presents a multi-media presentation on MEN, WOMEN, SEX AND VIOLENCE Hosted by the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month for April 2014

Doors open at 6:45 pm, Admission is free

Internationally-acclaimed  speaker Jackson Katz will discuss the role of media in shaping social norms, how social norms can contribute  to sexual and domestic violence, and the importance  of understanding  – and changing  – our cultural environment that condones or promotes sexism and violence.

Dr. Katz (PhD) is a lecturer, educator and author who speaks internationally on violence, media, and masculinities. He is a pioneer in the fields of gender violence prevention and education, and critical media literacy. Katz co-founded Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP), one of the original "bystander" programs. The widely influential MVP has been implemented by schools, community organizations, all branches of the U.S. military,  and is the most used sexual and domestic violence prevention initiative in college and professional athletics in North America. Katz is the creator of the films Tough Guise and Tough Guise 2, and author of The Macho Paradox and Leading Men: Presidential Campaigns and the Politics of Manhood.

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