Beyond Body Image: Masculinities, Practices and Performativities

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One-day symposium looking at social science, public health and cultural studies research exploring men, masculinities and men's bodies

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Date:
Friday 07 December 2018 09:45 am until Friday 07 December 2018 05:30 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
ARCSHS Event Staff
(03) 9479 8700; arcshs@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
The Muscling Up Research Team
Type of Event:
Forum/symposium
Cost:
Free (registration essential)

This one day symposium explores new social science and cultural studies research into male bodies, and the cultural and body modification practices through which contemporary masculinities are being constructed and performed. Local and international speakers working in gender, sexuality and trans* studies, men’s and masculinity studies, anthropology, sociology, cultural and media studies disciplines will present innovative research that contributes to current debates and research agendas on men, men’s health, and male bodies.

Registration opens at 9:45am, with the opening session at 10am.


SPEAKERS

Dr Steven Angelides (La Trobe University, AU)

Professor Chris Beasley (University of Adelaide, AU)

Professor Gary Dowsett (La Trobe University, AU)

Professor Murray Drummond (Flinders University, AU)

Dr Duane Duncan (Curtain University, AU)

Dr Jamie Hakim (University of East Anglia, UK)

Professor Michael Kehler (University of Calgary, Canada)

Dr J.R. Latham (University of Melbourne, AU)

Dr Kyle Mulrooney (University of New England, AU)

Dr Mair Underwood (University of Queensland, AU)

Dr Katinka Van de Ven (University of New South Wales, AU)

Dr Andrea Waling (La Trobe University, AU)

Map:

La Trobe University City Campus Room 3.09 (Teaching Room 5); Level 3 360 Collins Street Melbourne, Victoria 3000

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