Schedule

May 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

University of Victoria, David Lam Auditorium (MAC A144)
Conference Hosts: Scott Thompson & Steven Hao

10:00 – 10:10

Welcome & Event Information

Scott Thompson & Steven Hao

10:10 – 10:20

Indigenous Welcome

10:20 – 10:30

Welcome

Dr. Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head

Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary for The Ministry of the Status of Women

Mitzi Dean, MLA for Esquimalt-Metchosin & Parliamentary Secretary on Gender Equality

10:30 – 11:30

Panel Discussion

Topic: “Understanding Masculinities Through an Intersectional Lens”

Panelists: Nathan Veenhof & Others TBD

Moderator: German Villegas

11:30 – 12:00

PResentation

“Invitation to Sexual Touching? Colonial Masculinities and the Denial of Violence in Canadian Public Policy”

Presenter: Allan Wade

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch Break

1:00 – 1:10

Introduction to Youth Program

Scott Thompson & Steven Hao

1:10 – 1:15

Introduction to Masculinities

Nick Sandor

1:15 – 1:25

Moosehide Campaign

Paul Lacerte

1:25 – 1:35

Poetry Performance

Jeremy Loveday

1:35 – 1:55

Consent Performance

Tanille Geib

1:55 – 2:00

White Ribbon Campaign

Humberto Carolo

*Pre-recorded messages in-between speakers: “What can youth do to challenge or transform unhealthy expressions of masculinity?”

2:00 – 2:15

Break

2:15 – 3:00

Panel Discussion

Topic: “Eliminating Violence: How to Foster Safe, Meaningful, and Inclusive Narratives and Dialogue on Healthy Gender Roles?”
Panelists: Sheldon Kitzul, Paula Greene, Jordan Watters
Moderator: Jeremy Loveday

3:00 – 4:15

Breakout Workshops

  1. Kingley Strudwick: Queering Masculinities
  2. Tanille Geib: Healthy Relationships
  3. German Villegas: Masculinities in the Media, The Public Dismantling of Traditional Masculinity
  4. Mati Davydiuk: Talking Circle, Accountability

4:15 – 5:00

Keynote / Q&A

Topic: “Are Men Talking?: (Un) learning What it Means to Be a Man After #MeToo”

Presenter: Dr. Michael Kehler

*Speaker schedule is subject to change*