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Tentative Schedule

 

DATE 

LOCATION 

SUBJECT 

February 16, 2021

Online via Zoom

Introductions/What is Masculinity?

February 23, 2021 

Online via Zoom

Understanding Sex, Gender, & Desire 

March 2, 2021

Online via Zoom

History of Rape Culture & Racism in US 

March 9, 2021 

Online via Zoom

Feminism & Gender Equity

5

March 16, 2021

 

Online via Zoom

Masculinity & Self-Care

March 23, 2021 

Online via Zoom

Men's Violence

March 30, 2021 

Online via Zoom

Mental Health & Emotional Intelligence 

April 6, 2021 

Online via Zoom

Maculinity & The Body

April 13, 2021

Online via Zoom

Healthy Relationships 

10 

April 20, 2021

Online via Zoom

Men Taking Action 

 

April 27, 2021 

Online via Zoom

Focus Group (Optional) 

 
Note: All sessions will begin promptly at 7:00 PM. 

Topics Discussed:

Week 1: Introduction/What is Masculinity?

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will be able to provide a personal definition of what masculinity means to them.
  • Recognize unhealthy aspects of masculinity that are harmful to the self and others.

Week 2: Understanding Sex, Gender, & Desire

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize how masculinity is a social construct that can be deconstructed and reconstructed.
  • Participants will be able to differentiate between sex, gender, and desire.

Week 3: History of Rape Culture and Racism

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will be able to explain intersectionality and its connections to sexual violence.
  • Participants will be able to make connections between rape culture and racism.

Week 4: Self-Care & Masculinity

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will explore forms of self-care and identify ways to care for themselves.
  • Participants will be able to describe healthy masculinity.

Week 5: Feminism & Gender Equity

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will be able to define feminism.
  • Participants will be able to recognize connections between gender inequity and sexual violence.

Week 6: Men’s Violence

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will be able to connect unhealthy masculinity to violence against women.
  • Participants will be able to recognize rape culture and how it affects their lives.

Week 7: Mental Health & Emotional Intelligence

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will be able to connect how thoughts and emotions can contribute to unhealthy behaviors.
  • Participants will be able to recognize the importance of emotionally intelligent masculinity.

Week 8: Masculinity & The Body

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will be able to identify three ways to engage in healthy sexual practices. 
  • Participants will be able to recognize unhealthy norms associated with gendered bodies. 

Week 9: Healthy Relationships

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will be able to identify elements of unhealthy relationships
  • Participants will be able to recognize to identify what they need in relationships and how they can be better partners and friends

Week 10: Men Taking Action

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will be able to recognize effective ways for men to engage in anti-violence work.
  • Participants will be able to identify three ways they can hold men/masculine folk accountable to healthy masculine norms.

Recuitment

The KU Men's Action Project is open to any undergraduate or graduate student who identify as men. This includes men/masculine folx whose gender identity, expression, and/or biological sex align with man, masculine, and/or male or otherwise have a nexus to masculinity. Cisgender, trans*, genderqueer, and gender non-binary folx who are interested are encouraged to apply. 

Are you a student interested in applying? Please complete the application here.

Are you a faculty, staff, or student who would like to nominate a student for this program? Please complete the nomination form here.

Would you like more information on this program? Please contact SAPEC staff member Dustin Struble


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