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Trump Cards: Misandry and Misogyny in a New Era

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  • Start Date:2017-06-03
  • End Date:2017-06-03
  • Start Time:15:00
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  • Location:Vancouver

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Trump Cards: Misandry and Misogyny in a New Era

TICKET LINK: https://www.picatic.com/trumpevent

A special presentation by Professor Katherine Young, co-author of “Spreading Misandry” and the ongoing Misandry Project.

Saturday, Jun 3rd at 3:00 PM
Vancouver Public Library (Lower Level) – Peter Kaye Room Vancouver, BC, Canada

CAFE Members attend free
$9 for non-members

The term “trump cards” developed new significance during the American presidential campaign and its aftermath as the gender wars played out. From the Democrats trying to elect the first woman president in the U.S.A. we heard a lot about the misogyny of Trump and his associates. But what about misandry – the contempt or hatred of men? This talk will examine today’s extremely polarized environment in the public square and on social media, the collateral damage of the gender wars and how to address serious problems that men face in an ethical but effective manner.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Katherine Young is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Religious Studies at McGill University and now lives in Victoria, British Columbia. Using her historical, comparative and ethics training, she examines some of the difficult problems of our times – one being social justice as it relates to gender and identity. With Dr. Paul Nathanson, she has authored four books on men (Spreading Misandry, Legalizing MisandrySanctifying Misandry and Replacing Misandry) with two more on the way and on the topic of women, she has edited or contributed chapters to sixteen books on women and written over thirty encyclopedia articles.