Michael Kimmel to Speak at Wabashby Karen Handley • February 21, 2005
Wabash College invites you to hear speaker, Michael Kimmel, at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 24, in Lovell Lecture Room (room 101) in Baxter Hall. He will talk on “Mars and Venus, or Planet Earth: Women and Men in a New Millennium.”
Kimmel is a professor of sociology at SUNY-Stony Brook and is a leading authority on the subject of men and masculinity. His books include Against the Tide: Pro-Feminist Men in the United States, 1776-1990 (1992); Manhood in America: A Cultural History (1996); The Gendered Society (2000); and The Invisible Sex: Masculinity in Contemporary America (forthcoming).
In addition, his work has appeared in dozens of magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals, including The New York Times Book Review, The Harvard Business Review, The Nation, The Village Voice, The Washington Post, and Psychology Today, where he was a contributing editor and columnist on male-female relationships. On the basis of his expertise, Kimmel served as an expert witness for the U.S. Department of Justice in the VMI and Citadel cases.
His lecture is free and open to the public.