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"Exploring Masculinity in Modern Culture"

Friday, February 12, 2016
5:30pm – 7:00pm

Storrs Campus
William Benton Museum of Art

This panel discussion will focus on the diverse themes found in the exhibition, Stark Imagery: The Male Nude in Art, which considers issues of beauty, fetishization, masculinity, and the portrayal of male bodies in the arts and popular culture.

Sherry Buckberrough presently serves as the Chair of the Art History Department at the University of Hartford. She is a specialist in Modern and Contemporary Art, with a concentration on women’s art, ecoart, modern design, and contemporary globalism.

Thomas Long is an Associate Professor-in-Residence in the School of Nursing at the University of Connecticut, where he teaches a course on Masculinity. His research area is health and humanities or medical humanities, where he studies cultural representations of the body, health, illness, and health professions.

Daniel Silvermint is an Assistant Professor, jointly appointed in Philosophy and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Connecticut, where he teaches a course on Masculinity. His academic interests include oppressive body image norms, invisible disabilities, understanding oppressive burdens in light of intersectionality, and the moral emotions of anger and shame.

Refreshments included.

Contact:

Diane Lewis, diane.lewis@uconn.edu

Benton Events (primary), Art & Art History, Benton Museum, Rainbow Center, UConn Master Calendar, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

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