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Book Discussion on Men
Professor Laura Kipnis talked about Men: notes from an Ongoing Investigation, her book of essays on men and the influence they have in society.446 views
The Oldest Conflict of All
Professor Mansfield is the author of the recent controversial study, Manliness, published by Yale University Press. Professor Kipnis is the author of a similarly controversial new book, The Female Thing: Dirt, Sex, Envy, Vulnerability, published by Pantheon. They debated masculinity, femininity, the legacy of feminism, and the endless battle between the sexes. After their discussion they responded to audience members' questions.350 views
This event, held at the Newberry Library, was as part of the 17th annual Chicago Humanities Festival.