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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

V-Day
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, which has raised over $100 million and generated slews of highly effective anti-violence programs around the world. V-Day’s most recent global campaign was the... 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 event MC, Dallas has traveled widely across Turtle Island (aka North America) sharing stories, entertainment and knowledge.
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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 for the renowned judge Leon Higginbotham, Jr., he is a leading figure in the field of Critical Race Theory and has written extensively on racial and gender... 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 scholarly publications, is board president of the African American Policy Forum, and sits on a number of boards and advisory councils.
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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 NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball on domestic violence prevention and healthy manhood training, he is the author of Breaking Out of the Man Box.

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