Wednesday, January 24, 2024, 7-9pm EST (UTC-5)
The Dock C. Bracy Center’s Reading for Understanding monthly book discussions are free and have two requirements: Read the book and make time for the discussion.
Reading for Understanding: Free Monthly Virtual Book Discussions to Promote Reading, Ongoing Learning and Critical Conversations
Facilitated by Randee & Anita
Shop: Cafe con Libros, Brooklyn, New York, https://www.cafeconlibrosbk.com
Join us for a thought-provoking virtual book discussion on Michael Kimmel's "Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era." In this engaging session, we'll delve into the intricacies of contemporary American masculinity, exploring the themes and insights presented by the renowned sociologist.
About the Book
"Angry White Men" provides a comprehensive analysis of the challenges facing American masculinity in a rapidly changing world. Michael Kimmel explores the roots of anger and frustration among a certain demographic, shedding light on the cultural, economic, and societal factors that contribute to the development of this anger. The book encourages readers to critically examine the complexities of masculinity and its impact on individuals and society.
Unpacking the notion of masculinity in the 21st century
Exploring the cultural and societal factors influencing anger in certain demographics
Discussing the implications of shifting gender roles
Analyzing the relevance of Kimmel's observations in today's context
The discussion will take place on Zoom, providing a convenient and inclusive space for participants to share their perspectives and engage in meaningful dialogue. Registered participants will login to their Eventbrite account to access this virtual event via the event page.
Randee and Anita will guide the conversation, encouraging participants to share their thoughts, ask questions, and explore different viewpoints.
To participate in this insightful book discussion, please register by https://www.eventbrite.com/e/756322981397. Registration is free and by donation, and all are welcome to join this enriching conversation.
Support black-owned bookstores
Where and how you choose to spend money has power. Shop Cafe con Libros in Brooklyn, New York, https://www.cafeconlibrosbk.com or or visit African American Literature Book Club, https://aalbc.com/bookstores/list.php to find a black-owned bookstore in your area.