Male activist, author, and filmmaker is renowned for his work in gender violence prevention education.

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Free and open to the public 
Sunday, October 6, 6-8 PM 
Knight Auditorium, Babson College, Wellesley, MA 

Clips from Tough Guise 2, Katz's new documentary will be shown.

Jackson Katz is one of America's leading anti-sexist male activists. An educator, author, filmmaker, and cultural theorist, he is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy.

Katz is  co-founder of the Mentors In Violence Prevention (MVP) program, the leading gender violence prevention initiative in professional and college athletics. He is the director of the first worldwide domestic and sexual violence prevention program in the United States Marine Corps. He is also the creator and co-creator of educational videos for college and high school students, including Tough Guise: Violence, Media, and the Crisis in Masculinity (2000), Wrestling With Manhood (2002) and Spin the Bottle: Sex, Lies and Alcohol (2004). 

His first book, The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help, was published by Sourcebooks in 2006. Katz's second book, Leading Men: Presidential Campaigns and the Politics of Manhood, was published by Interlink Publishing in 2012. Following his talk, Katz will sign copies of his book Leading Men: Presidential Campaigns and the Politics of Manhood.

Event Sponsors: Center for Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership, Babson Athletics, Wellness, Student Affairs, Human Resources

Event Contact: Linda Woods; lwoods@babson.edu


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By Barbara Spies Blair, blairb@babson.edu, 781-239-4621 | 10/03/2013 06:00