Join author Shira Tarrant and filmmaker Byron Hurt for a discussion about masculinity, sexuality, pop culture, and men’s crucial role in the prevention of sexual violence and abuse. Shira Tarrant is author of Men and Feminism (Seal Press) and editor of Men Speak Out: Views on Gender, Sex and Power (Routledge). Byron Hurt is director of the award-winning film Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes and contributing author to several anthologies, including Men Speak Out.
Monday, December 7, 2009
- Dr. Shira Tarrant, Assistant Professor, Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, CSU Long Beach
- Byron Hurt, filmmaker, published writer, and anti-sexist activist
- To explore the framework of healthy sexuality for prevention education.
- To discuss the intersections of pop culture, masculinity and prevention using hip-hop as an example.