Challenging ‘Lad Culture’ in Higher Education and Through Education
- Date: Thursday 4 June 2015, 12:30 – 16:30
- Location: 12.21/25 Social Sciences Building
- Type: Seminars
- Cost: Free
This event brings together leading academics, researchers and practitioners working to challenge laddism, violence, gender and class inequalities in higher education and via education.
We warmly invite you to this half-day event hosted by Dr Sharon Elley, (FLaG) and Dr Sally Hines, (CIGS) in the School of Sociology and Social Policy. The event brings together leading academics, researchers and practitioners working to challenge laddism, violence, gender and class inequalities in higher education and via education.
Attendance is free and refreshments will be provided.
12:50-13:00: Welcome: Dr Sharon Elley
13:00-13:30: ‘Lad cultures’ and sexual violence in UK higher education - where do we go from here? Dr Alison Phipps, University of Sussex
13:30-14:00: 'Is 'lad culture' a problem in HE? Exploring the perspectives of staff working in UK HEIs', Dr Vanita Sundaram, University of York
14:00-14:30: Q & A
15:00-15:30: ‘Escaping the ‘Man-box’ – Coaching Healthy and Respectful Masculinity in Schools: An Approach to Prevention’ Michael Conroy, A Call to Men, UK
15:30-16:00: ‘White, Male and Privileged’: Experiences of Lad Culture in the US Context, Jon Mermelstein, Exchange Student, University of Leeds
16:00-16:25: Q & A
16.25-16:30: Closing: Dr Sharon Elley