Kresge Library

Michael Kimmel
"Mars and Venus, or Planet Earth: Women and Men on Campus in the 21st Century"

Picture of Michael KimmelJoin Oakland University in welcoming Michael Kimmel to campus. Dr. Kimmel will be presenting the lecture Mars and Venus, or Planet Earth: Women and Men on Campus in the 21st Century on Friday April 15, 2005, noon - 1:00 pm in Ballroom A of the Oakland Center (campus map). This program is sponsored by Sociology & Anthropology, Kresge Library, Honor's College, Women's Study Program, Rhetoric, Sociology Club, Social Work Club, Women's Issues Forum, Students for the Advancement of the Gender & Sexuality Center, College Democrats, and Gay/Straight Alliance. For more information, contact Professor Jo Reger, Department of Sociology and Anthopology, 248-370-2500, or Interim Dean Julie Voelck, Kresge Library, 248-370-2486,

Michael S. Kimmel is a sociologist and author who has received international recognition for his work on men and masculinity. He has written extensively on men and masculinity, and as a Professor of Sociology at the SUNY at Stony Brook, he teaches Sociology of Masculinity, one of the few courses in the nation that examines men's lives from a pro-feminist perspective.

Visit the display of publications by Michael Kimmel in the Kresge Library, in the student lounge, located to your right as you walk in the main entrance.

Books at Kresge Library by Michael Kimmel

Articles about and Interviews with Michael Kimmel:

  • Listen to "Father's Day: A talk with Michael Kimmel about his book Manhood in America: A Cultural History", Talking History ( (~30 minute interview, Dr. Kimmel starts speaking at minute 4:00)
  • Listen to "The Masculine Body" on Odyssey, Chicago Public Radio (~1 hour).
  • Interview with Michael Kimmel, from the PBS show, No Safe Place: Violence Against Women

Articles by Michael Kimmel:

  • Kimmel, Micahel (2004). 'A black woman took my job': Michael Kimmel argues that it is in men's interest to work for gender equality. New Internationalist, 373: p14
  • Kimmel, Michael and Mahler, Matthew (2003). Adolescent Masculinity, Homophobia, and Violence: Random School Shootings, 1982-2001. The American Behavioral Scientist, 46(10): 1439-58
  • Kimmel, Micahel (2002).Toward a pedagogy of the oppressor. Tikkun, 17(6): 42
  • Kimmel, Micahel (2000). A War Against Boys? (analysis of so-called crisis of American boys), Tikkun, 15(6): 57
  • Kimmel, Micahel (2000). Saving the males: the sociological implications of the Virginia Military Academy and the Citadel. Gender & Society, 14(4): 494-516

For more information about Dr. Kimmel, see:

  • Dr. Kimmel's Web Site at SUNY Stony Brook
  • Dr. Kimmel's Web Site at Concert Ideas

*Access to some full text resources from off campus is limited to current Oakland students, staff, and faculty.

Created on 12/12/06 by 11/21/02 by Robert Slater / Last updated on 3/7/18 by Robert Slater
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