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Sociology Film Series at DCC: Tough Guise 2

Type:Campus-Wide Event
Time:12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Location:4193 DCC
Sponsor:MVP-MCC, AHPS, VaPA, DCC Civility Committee and DCC Office of Campus Life
Contact:Christine Plumeri at x1768 and
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The Sociology Film Series at DCC is hosting a screening and discussion of "Tough Guise 2:  Violence, Manhood & American Culture," the highly-anticipated sequel to Jackson Katz’s groundbreaking 1999 documentary. 

DATE:                                    Wednesday, December 4, 2013

TIME:                                     12:00pm – 2:00pm (film with discussion to follow)

PLACE:                                  The Community Room, #4193 at MCC’s Damon City Campus

DISCUSSANTS:                    Susan Bender, VaPA and MVP-MCC and Christine Plumeri, AHPS and MVP-MCC

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

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.

Plan to get there on time or early, as we expect another packed room for this long-awaited event!