Masculinity expert Smiler to speak April 5

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Masculinity expert Smiler to speak April 5

Andrew Smiler
Andrew Smiler

Andrew Smiler, one of America’s leading experts on masculinity, will present “Young Men’s Sexuality: Beyond the Stereotype of the Promiscuous Young Male” at 7:30 p.m. April 5 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium, 1400 R St.

The event, sponsored by the University Program Council, Women’s Center and Men@Nebraska, is free for University of Nebraska-Lincoln students with a valid NCard and $5 for the public.

Smiler helps teenage boys and men understand themselves and find better ways to communicate with the important people in their lives. He has been featured in The New York Times, has written for the Huffington Post, Shriver Report and Everyday Feminism, and is a regular contributor to the Good Men Project. Smiler is also former president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity and board president of Male Survivor.

Men@Nebraska also will host an expert panel featuring Smiler from noon to 1 p.m. April 6 in the Nebraska Union Regency Suite titled “Sexual Assault: A Male’s Perspective,” talking about male victims of sexual assault, current campus resources and prevention.

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