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

Must-Read Books on Roman Masculinity

Roman masculinity manifests in concepts like virtus, manliness or honor, derived from vir, the Latin word for man.

10th Sep

Must-Read Books on Greek Masculinity

Greek masculinity manifests in concepts like thumos (spirit) and andreia (manly courage).

01st Sep
Phallus Penis Greece Athens Men Masculinity Manliness Manhood Male

Bone Up ➤ The Reign of the Phallus

Many think of Athens as the birthplace of Western democracy, but was it actually a phallocracy?

01st Aug

Augustus Caesar and Empire

The rise of Augustus Caesar transformed Rome and, thereby, the course of the Western world.

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.

30th Jul

Plato in Folsom Prison

I'm honored to announce I've been published in Political Theory, the leading journal in the field, on masculinity and the Black Panther Eldridge Cleaver.

22nd Jun

Rage and Classical Masculinity

Since Homer's Iliad, rage and masculinity have been bosom brothers in the West

18th May

Idea ➤ Phallus vs. Penis

How are we to understand the Phallus?