The University of Maine student newspaper since 1875
Sunday, Oct. 4, 6:03 p.m.

Lecture on gender violence

Myriam Miedzian, a researcher and author on the issues of gender and violence, will speak at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 in 100 Donald P. Corbett Business Building. The author of “Boys Will Be Boys: Breaking the Link Between Masculinity and Violence,” Miedzian has lectured on ways to change the socilization of boys to decrease violence. Her presentation, titled “Real Men, ‘Wimps,’ and Our National Security,” will explore mainstream assumptions about gender, politics, foreign policy and warfare. A reception and book signing will follow the presentation, which is sponsored by the Peace Studies Program, Cooperative Extension and the Safe Campus Project.