WGST Presents Conference “On Men”

The 14th annual Women’s and Gender Studies Conference is set with a full schedule of presentations. The “On Men” conference will take place from 10:30 a.m.-5:50 p.m. March 26-28 in Violette Hall 1000.

Papers came from a mix of Truman and Kirksville communities’ submissions.

March 26 begins with Masculinity in Context 1, followed by Transgender Pioneers, Men in the Media 1, The Long View and Writing Gender.

Sessions March 27 will start with Gender Pedagogy 1: A Workshop, followed by Masculinity in Context 2, Portrayals of Black Masculinity, Masculinity in Context 3 and Personal Testimony 1. Keynote speaker Patrick Dilley will present “Twitter Twinks and Lads Without Labels: Understanding Today’s Non-Heterosexual College Males” at 4:30 p.m.

March 28 kicks off with Women and Patriarchy, The Uses of Poetry, Gender Pedagogy 2: A Workshop, Men in the Media 2, Dramatic Portrayals of Men and Personal Testimony 2. Lecturer Jackie Murry will present “Poetically Erect: Erinna and Nossis in Herodas 6 and 7” at 3:30 p.m.

For more information contact Linda Seidel at lseidel@truman.edu.

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