Centenary College plans spring seminar series exploring masculinity

SHREVEPORT, LA — Centenary College is partnering with The Men’s Story Project to present a three-part seminar series exploring masculinity. All events in the series are free and open to the public, and light snacks will be provided. Passport Points will be available for Centenary students who attend.

The seminar series opens on Tuesday, January 23, at 6:15 p.m. in Kilpatrick Auditorium, with “Exploring Masculinities,” an interdisciplinary workshop led by Centenary professors Dr. Michelle Wolkomir (sociology), Dr. Matt Blasi (English), and Dr. Rachel Johnson (director of the College’s Center for Teaching and Learning). Following the workshop presentations, participants will break into small groups for discussion led by additional Centenary faculty members: Dr. Scott Chirhart (biology), Dr. Ryan Doherty (French), Michael Futreal (sociology), and Dr. Peter Zunick (psychology).

The series continues with a panel discussion on Tuesday, February 27, and concludes with a keynote address by Dr. Jocelyn Lehrer, founder/director of the Men’s Story Project, on Thursday, March 7. Additional details about the seminar series are available at centenary.edu/masculinities.

The Masculinities Seminar Series is generously underwritten by the Attaway Professorships in Civic Culture program. All events have been organized by the Masculinities Series Planning Committee: Dr. Michelle Wolkomir, Dr. Chrissy Martin, Dr. Amy Hammond, Dr. Matt Blasi, Dr. Amy Friesenhahn, Dr. Rachel Johnson, and Dr. Rebecca Murphy, in consultation with Dr. Jama Grove, coordinator for Women's History Month.

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