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The Sociology Film Series at DCC presents Tough Guise 2:  Violence, Manhood & American Culture

Type:Campus-Wide Event
Time:12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Location:#4193 DCC
Sponsor:MVP-MCC, AHPS, VaPA, DCC's Civility Committee and DCC's Office of Campus Life
Contact:Christine Plumeri at
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The Sociology Film Series at DCC will host a screening and discussion of Tough Guise 2:  Violence, Manhood & American Culture, the sequel to Jackson Katz’s groundbreaking 1999 documentary. 

In this powerful follow-up, “Katz argues that the ongoing epidemic of men’s violence in America is rooted in our inability as a society to move beyond outmoded ideals of manhood.  In a sweeping analysis that cuts across racial, ethnic and class lines, Katz examines mass shootings, day-to-day gun violence, violence against women, bullying, gay-bashing and American militarism against the backdrop of a culture that has normalized violent and regressive forms of masculinity…”. (from

DATE:                                    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
TIME:                                     12:00pm – 2:00pm (view film with discussion to follow)
PLACE:                                  The Community Room #4193 on MCC’s Damon City Campus
DISCUSSANTS:                    Susan Bender, VaPA and MVP-MCC
                                             Christine Plumeri, AHPS and MVP-MCC

As always, this Film Series is free and open to the public, but given the content, no children are allowed to attend.  This Event is sponsored by Mentors in Violence Prevention at MCC (MVP-MCC), the Department of Anthropology/History/Political Science/Sociology, the Department of Visual and Performing Arts (VaPA), DCC’s Civility Committee and DCC’s Office of Campus Life.