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Saturday, October 22 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Breaking the Male Code: The Tyranny of Masculinity

To transform our culture from its focus on dominance and hierarchy to one of connection, empathy and collaboration, it’s vital that we re-envision the essential (or archetypal) masculine, which changes everything. Don't miss a lively discussion of this rarely tackled topic. Hosted by Eve Ensler. With: Tony Porter, co-founder, A Call To Men, author of Breaking Out of the Man Box, Ending Violence Against Women; Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous activist, member of the 1491’s Native American comedy troupe; Luke Harris, professor of American Politics and Constitutional Law at Vassar College and co-founder of the African American Policy Forum; George Lipsitz, Professor of Black Studies and Sociology, UC Santa Barbara, board president, African American Policy Forum.

Workshop Speakers
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Eve Ensler

Eve Ensler, Tony Award-winning playwright, performer, and activist, is the author of many plays, including, most famously, The Vagina Monologues, which has been performed in over 140 countries. She is the founder of V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls... Read More →
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Dallas Goldtooth

Dallas Goldtooth, of Dakota and Dine ancestry, is the national “Keep It In The Ground” Campaign Organizer for the Indigenous Environmental Network, a co-founder of the 1491s comedy group, and a digital media producer. A nationally known public speaker, activist, performer, and... Read More →
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Luke Harris

Luke Charles Harris, Ph.D., is a professor of American Politics and Constitutional Law at Vassar College and co-founder of the African American Policy Forum, dedicated to promoting women's rights in the context of struggles for racial justice. A former Fulbright scholar and law clerk... Read More →
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George Lipsitz

George Lipsitz, an award-winning scholar, is Professor of Black Studies and Sociology at UC Santa Barbara. His publications include: How Racism Takes Place, The Possessive Investment in Whiteness, and A Life in the Struggle. Senior Editor of the journal Kalfou, he edits a number of... Read More →
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Tony Porter

Tony Porter, internationally recognized for his efforts to prevent violence against women while promoting a healthy, respectful manhood, is an author, educator, social justice activist, and co-founder of A Call To Men, a national violence prevention organization. An adviser to the... Read More →

Saturday October 22, 2016 4:30pm - 6:00pm PDT
Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium (VMA)