Masculinity in the Media

Friday, April 2, 2021, 9am-2pm – Zoom Conference


Symposium Schedule (tentative)


9-9:15am: Welcome

9:15-10am: Keynote address – Juliet A. Williams, Ph.D., Professor of Gender Studies, UCLA. Men in Dresses: Reflections on Androgyny from Sandra Bem to Harry Styles.

10-10:30am: Speaker – Yalda T. Uhls, Ph.D., Assistant Adjunct Professor, UCLA. TBD.

10:30-11:00am: Speaker – Justin Huft, LMFT, CCS, Lecturer in Sociology, California State University, Fullerton. Hybrid masculinities in music.

11:00-11:20am: Morning Q&A 


Data Blitz (11:45-12:45):

Sisi Peng, MPH, UCLA, Department of Communication, Mandemic? The role of masculinity in the age of COVID-19.

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Peter Fisher, M.A., UCLA, Department of Psychology, Exploring the Impact of an Identity-Based Intervention on Beliefs about Masculinity and Gender Roles.


Amelia Hill, UCLA, Department of Sociology, Gendered Victimhood, Gendered Threat: How Gender Matters in Calls to the Police.

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Jessica Huerta, M.A., UCLA, Department of Sociology, Instagram Representations of Dads Wearing Babies.

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Jordan Levinson, M.A., UCLA, Department of Psychology, Balls are for Boys: Gender Stereotypes and Representation in Sports Advertising.




1-1:30pm: Madeline Di Nonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

1:30-1:45pm: Afternoon Q&A 

1:45pm-2:00pm: Closing