Men & Masculinities Programming

The Center provides information, resources, and involvement opportunities for male-identified individuals who are interested in learning more about the meaning of gender in their lives and beyond. The ETC offers programs that explore a rangesof issues affecting positive expressions of masculinity and how these contribute to the retention, graduation and success of male-identified members of our campus community. 

ETC staff and volunteers are isavailable for presentations to student organizations, classes, living groups, offices and departments.

Events & Programs

Masculinities Symposium: What does ”being a man” mean to you? What is healthy masculinity? Have you ever thought about the ways masculinity affects your choices, relationships and academic/career path? This symposium is an annual all-day program in the fall with dialogues, workshops and presentations focused on helping you explore both negative and positive aspects of masculinity. Check back later for information on registration.

Masculinities Symposium
Saturday, November 10th
10am - 5pm
Big 12 Room
KU Memorial Union (Level 5)

In this online community, we explore topics related to masculinities -- including the concepts of patriarchal, toxic, feminist, and healthy masculinities. This Facebook Group is sponsored by the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity at the University of Kansas and complements our Quick & Dirty: Masculinities 101 presentation and our annual Masculinities Symposium.

Presentation Requests

The Men & Masculinities Workgroup is available for presentations to student organizations, classes, living groups, offices and departments.

Potential topics include:

  • Popular Culture & Masculinity
  • Sexual Violence & Masculinity
  • Multiple Masculinities: Masculinity Across Cultures
  • The Mask We Live In: video and discussion

These topic areas are broad, and they can be adapted to your group in format, focus and time. If you have a topic outside of these examples, we are happy to work with you to build a presentation that best meets your needs and intended outcomes. Please make requests at least two weeks in advance of presentation date.

Fill out a presentation request form here.

Recommended Reading & Resources

What can I do to help prevent assault? - Informational Handout from Jackson Katz

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