Posts Tagged ‘male as male’

Reader Beatdown: Men’s Studies Vs. Male Studies, Cartoon Edition

Reader Joseph Hewitt submits his comic interpretation of the Male Studies v. Men's Studies divide, with the help of a thesaurus. Fashion-wise, it appears to be a draw. You can find more of Hewitt's work at Ataraxi Theater.

In Which I Debate Lionel Tiger on “Male Studies”

Apparently, my extensive punning work on the topic of Male Studies has qualified me to comment internationally on the nascent academic discipline. Yesterday, I appeared on Canadian CBC radio program "Q with Jian Ghomeshi" in order to provide the yin to Male Studies founder Lionel Tiger's yang on the phenomenon of the "male as male," and [...]

Sexist Comments of the Week: Male Studies Questions, Answered

Last week, feminism met "Male Studies"—it's like "Men's Studies," but with less of our gender-construction meddling, and more emphasis on the "male as male." After meeting Male Studies, feminists discussed Male Studies, and then we made fun of it a bit, and then a little bit more. And then, in the comments sections of these [...]

The Male Studies Department, Video Edition

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In this Mystery Science Theater 3000 clip, a series of very Male Studies scholar names are invoked to describe the extremely masculine-ly hero of the 1988 science fiction film, Space Mutiny. Among them: Flint Ironstag, Punch Rockgroin, Thick McRunfast, Slub Squatthrust, and Smoke Manmuscle. More inspiration for #malestudiesprofessors.

Sexist Beatdown: Manly Masculine Male Edition

A couple of guys just hangin' out.
Two important developments in the World of Men this week:
1. A group of scholars, led by a man with the almost suspiciously masculine name of Lionel Tiger, established a new discipline of gender studies: Male Studies. Male Studies differs from the already existing discipline of Men's Studies in that [...]

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