I have met and heard the tragic stories of many parents. PA is a function, by and large, of a custodial ex-partner, although some alienation can start while the couple is still together.

This blog is a story of experiences and observations of dysfunctional Family Law (FLAW), an arena pitting parent against parent, with children as the prize. Due to the gender bias in Family Law, that I have observed, this Blog has evolved from a focus solely on PA to one of the broader Family/Children's Rights area and the impact of Feminist mythology on Canadian Jurisprudence and the Divorce Industry.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Manology: Exploring 21st Century Masculinity



I send spring greetings! I write to let you that my on-going course for men, Manology: Exploring 21st Century Masculinity, will be starting a 12 week spring run on March 11th.  Please feel free to spread the word through your networks.  All men 19 years and older are welcome.  Women - in addition to encouraging you to support men to consider checking out Manology, women will be welcomed as participants on May 6th, in our co-gender dialogue session!!  Here are the Manology course details below: 

Course Description:

Manology is an on-going, drop-in course for men 19 years and older, of all stages, backgrounds, orientations, and ethnicities. It is delivered by a diverse team of educators and facilitators with a wide range of knowledge and skills to share. Men are celebrated and supported, and are offered insight, experiences, and conversations on the physical, mental, and spiritual journey of manhood. It’s for men who are interested in exploring male identity and are ready to encourage other men to do the same. Dates: Thursdays, 7:30 - 9:45 pm, March 11 - May 27 Cost: $12 drop-in, $10 for registered men. Site: Roundhouse Community Centre, downtown Vancouver.

To check out upcoming themes and presenters, or for more info, please visit our website: www.masculinity21st.wordpress.com  
Manology has garnered solid attendance since it's beginning last Sept, as well as media interest.  Print interviews can be found at:
http://www.davidhatfield.ca/media.php   As well, Manology will be featured in an interview on Joy 10 TV  that will air March 20th on a show called "Winds of Change". 


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David Hatfield, Leadership Consultant & Facilitator 
e: david@davidhatfield.ca
w: www.davidhatfield.ca 
p: 604-255-3597

skype: davidbhatfield

1 comment:

Circumcision Sunshine Coast said...

Very interesting material. I can see the term "Manology" becoming quite widespread.