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The Crisis of Masculinity; Mass shootings and Donald Trump




The Department of Sociology welcomes UCLA's Douglas Kellner to City, University of London for a lecture and reception.

About the speaker

Douglas Kellner is the George Kneller Chair in the Philosophy of Education at UCLA. He is the author of many books and articles on social theory, politics, history and culture. Some of his books include 'Camera Politics: The Politics and Ideology of Contemporary Hollywood Film' (co-authored with Michael Ryan), 'Critical Theory'. 'Marxism and Modernity', 'Jean Baudrillard', 'Guys and Guns Amok: Domestic Terrorism and School Shootings from the Oklahoma City Bombings to the Virginia Tech Massacre' (which won the 2008 AESA award for the best book on education). Kellner is committed to making social theory illuminate everyday life experience, especially in relation to politics.  His talk promises to shed light on policing, civil unrest and the appeal of Donald Trump in America today.

The talk will be followed by a wine reception.


18:00 Registration
18:30 Event begins
19:30 Reception
20:30 Close

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6.00pm - 8.00pmThursday 6th October 2016

Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre Tait Building City, University of London 10 Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

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+44 (0)20 7040 8037

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