30th Oct
Masculinity and Politics

Course ➤ Masculinity and Politics

What is masculinity? How does it relate to men and the male body? Why are debates about masculinity in our culture so fiercely partisan and hyper-political?

10th Sep
Renaissance masculinity

Must-Read Books on Renaissance Masculinity

Renaissance masculinity was shaped by writers and artists like Machiavelli, Michelangelo, and Shakespeare.

09th Sep

Must-Read Books on European Masculinity

Modern European masculinity is forged through encounters with classical learning, global expansionism, industrialization, and non-European forces.

08th Sep

Bone Up ➤ The Masculine Myth

According to Anthony Easthope, the masculine myth functions through concealment and even deception.

01st Sep

You May Be A Spornosexual

The spornosexual cultivates a body imitating sportsmen and pornstars. Are you spornosexual and not even know it?

01st Aug

White Man’s Muscles

What do muscles say about the the white male Westerner? On the fusion of body culture and politics.

30th Jul

Got Masculinity?

‘Men and masculinity are in crisis.’ Oft heard since the 1960s, such alarmism is rising again in light of deepening political and economic instability in the US.

27th Jun
Men Masculinity Manhood Manliness Queer Gay Nomad Deleuze

Idea ➤ Man as Nomad

Central to nomad theory is the concept of becoming: change and flux, transformation and innovation.

27th Jun
Men Masculinities Manliness Manhood Male Queer Gay

Book ➤ Masculinities in Theory

There's a new academic discipline in town: Men and Masculinities

24th Jun

Idea ➤ Radical Masculinity

Radical masculinity can generate revolutionary political action. Therein lies its promise and its danger.

17th Jun

Idea ➤ Ancient Matriarchy

Ancient matriarchy interested French feminists like Simone de Beauvoir, Julia Kristeva, and Luce Irigaray

18th May

Idea ➤ Phallus vs. Penis

How are we to understand the Phallus?