The Department of Geography Fall 2011 Speaker Series: "Geographies of Diversity — Jackson Katz on Masculinities and Violence"

November 14, 2011

Dr. Jackson Katz is an educator, author, filmmaker, and social theorist. He is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education with men and boys, particularly in the sports culture and the military. Katz holds degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Harvard University. He earned his Ph.D. in Cultural Studies and Education from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Dr. Katz will offer an analysis of masculinities in contemporary cultural conversations. The following topics will be addressed: US presidential masculinities, Herman Cain, Pennsylvania State University, and the recent Seal Beach shootings.

For more information or to RSVP for a class or large group, please contact Maggie Muñoz (Department of Geography) at 562.985.4977 or