Events

Weekly Events

Office Hours

Office Hour is a weekly informal time to stop by, enjoy a cup of good coffee, and talk a bit about masculinity. We have a suggested prompt every week, but the floor is open for anything.  This is a great way to connect with our program, and start meeting some of the people who are invested in healthy masculinity on campus!

 

Details

  • Every Monday (except holidays and breaks)

  • 11:10-12:00pm

  • M&M Office (Bldg. 52-E5)

Men of Color Dialogue

M&M is partnering with the MultiCultural Center to support their Men of Color Dialogue, which strives to help male-identified students of color navigate Cal Poly. These meet ups include conversations on topics that impact our identities and the challenges we face, in hopes of forming a tight-knit community.

 

Details

  • Every Thursday (starts Oct. 12th)

  • 11:00am-12:00pm

  • Building 52, Room E23

Monthly Events

Taco Tuesday

Taco Tuesday is our FREE monthly M&M community dinner!  Come join us for some good food and good company.

 

Details

  • Last Tuesday of Every Month (except holidays and breaks)

  • 5:00pm-7:00pm

  • Free tacos limited to the first 20 students per event

  • Winter Quarter Dates: 1/30, 2/27

  • Location: Bldg. 52, Rm. E-29

Speaker Series

We love connecting with people who have unique perspectives on our program’s subject matter.  For our speaker series, we invite local and national professionals to share their research, stories, and insights on the subject of masculinity.

 

Winter Quarter Dates + Topics

  • 1/25/18, 5-6pm - Bldg. 180, Rm. 107 - The Impact of Power: Sexual Assault in the Entertainment Industry

  • 2/22/18, 5-6pm - Bldg. 52, Rm. E-25 - Men and Porn: How Pornography Affects Masculinity

Quarterly Events

Awareness Month

M&M partners with a variety of campus programs to participate in awareness months related to gender-based violence—Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October), Stalking Awareness Month (January), and Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April). For more information on our programming/events for these months, check out our Facebook Page.

Annual Events

Movember

The Movember Foundation is THE premier international prostate cancer awareness organization, and has been advocating for men’s health since 2003. M&M dedicates the month of November towards supporting men’s physical and emotional health.  If you’d like to join us this year for our mustache competition, or if you’d like to host an event, send the details to menandmasculinilty@calpoly.edu, subject “Movember”.

Manifest

Manifest is an annual art gallery installation created by M&M, in partnership with the University Art Gallery at Cal Poly.  Each year our program creates an engaging and dynamic space for people to think about, dialogue about, and participate in shaping how we think about men and masculinity.

 

Details

  • Every May (Spring Quarter)

  • Dates/Times TBA

Men's Retreat

Towards the end of each school year, we take a trip to reflect on what we’ve learned, how we’ve grown, and where we’re headed.  M&M’s men’s retreat is a fun, challenging, and impactful weekend, and a milestone experience for men invested in cultivating healthy masculinity.

 

Details

  • Every May (Spring Quarter)

  • Dates/Time TBA

  • Limit 15 students

  • To RSVP, email menandmasculinity@calpoly.edu, subject “Men’s Retreat”

  • For male identified students only

Have an Idea? We'd love to hear about it. Email the details to menandmasculinity@calpoly.edu Subject "Event Idea"

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