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Knox brings author and cultural theorist Dr. Jackson Katz to lecture

Jackson Katz will present his lecture "More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women" (Courtesy of Campus Life)

Jackson Katz will present his lecture “More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women” (Courtesy of Campus Life)

Encouraging discussion of gender violence prevention and critical media literacy, Dr. Jackson Katz will lecture in Harbach on Monday, March 10. His lecture “More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women” will reflect his work in the field of education against gender violence.

His first book, “The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help” underscores his belief that violence against women is a cultural issue that is sometimes promoted through pornography, athletics and the music industry, and that all men can help prevent violence against women. His second book, “Leading Men: Presidential Campaigns and the Politics of Manhood,” discusses the female role and position politics and the presidency.

He will lecture will take place in Harbach Theater at 7:30 p.m.

Kate Mishkin
Kate Mishkin is a senior majoring in English literature and minoring in journalism. She started working for TKS as a freshman and subsequently served as managing editor, co-news editor and co-mosaic editor. Kate is the recipient of four awards from the Illinois College Press Association for news and feature stories and one award from the Associated Collegiate Press. She won the Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize in 2015 and 2014 and the Ida M. Tarbell Prize in Investigate Journalism in 2014. She has interned at FILTER Magazine, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and WGIL radio and the Virginian-Pilot.

Twitter: @KateMishkin

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Kate Mishkin
Kate Mishkin is a senior majoring in English literature and minoring in journalism. She started working for TKS as a freshman and subsequently served as managing editor, co-news editor and co-mosaic editor. Kate is the recipient of four awards from the Illinois College Press Association for news and feature stories and one award from the Associated Collegiate Press. She won the Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize in 2015 and 2014 and the Ida M. Tarbell Prize in Investigate Journalism in 2014. She has interned at FILTER Magazine, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and WGIL radio and the Virginian-Pilot. Twitter: @KateMishkin




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