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‘WHAT MAKES A MAN’ WHITE RIBBON CONFERENCE 10:30AM – 3:30PM
Saturday February 12th at 10:30am
SCC 115 in the Student Campus Centre, 55 Gould St. (Corner of Church and Gould). Ryerson University

Speakers are invited to complete the statement ‘what makes a man’ with a 5 minute casual talk that sparks conversation. Our facilitator then includes the audience in further dialogue for 15-20 minutes.  We have invited speakers who’s voice will provide great contributions to a casual discussion of how ideas of manhood, masculinity and gender are created and enforced in society.


MORNING PORTION OF CONFERENCE (10:30am-12:30pm)

10:30am – Conference Opening with Aboriginal Elder

10:40am  – Welcome – Liana Salvador

10:43am – ‘What makes a man hunt ‘elephants’? ‘ Jeff Perera

10:45am – ‘What makes a man’ – Miranda Hassell

10:47am – ‘What makes a man speak out about violence against women? ‘ – Humberto Carolo

Morning Facilitator – DJ Danforth

10:55am – ‘What makes a man keep it real’  Jessica Yee and DJ Danforth

11:35am – ‘What makes a man take responsibility and challenge violent masculinity?’ Alan Sears

12 noon – ‘What makes a man hit a woman?‘- Baldev Mutta

 

LUNCH catered by SALAD KING

 

AFTERNOON PORTION OF CONFERENCE (1:30-3:30pm)

Afternoon Facilitator – Carlos Andrés Gómez

Graphic Recording – Reilly Dow

 

1:30pm – ‘How does media influence what makes a man?’ – Ronak Ghorbani

1:55pm – ‘What makes a man want to dance?’ – Rodney Diverlus

2:15pm – Yoga Stretch Break & Health and Healing w/ Ruth Anderson

2:20pm – ‘What makes a man neglect their health?’ Al Kabia

2:40pm – ‘What Makes a man think he is king of the food chain?’ – Abbey Fitzpatrick

3pm – ‘What makes a man a good father?’ – Brandon Hay and Todd Minerson

 

BEHIND THE MASC  with Carlos Andrés Gómez (4:30pm)


Host – Miranda Hassell

‘Words Speak Louder Than Actions’ – Jeff Perera

It Starts with You – Digital Story Project  – Tuval Dinner and Guests

Opening performance by UHHU Poetry Slam winner Buddhika Bellana

Keynote Performance: Behind The Masc –Carlos Andrés Gómez

Graphic Recording-  Reilly Dow

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