Sep
19

Masculinity as Movement

Today, for 75 minutes, I will be a University Professor, like my partner, Bonnie (: I’m subbing for an out of town friend for the course The Psychology of Gender, facilitating a conversation about masculinity. Curious what kinds of ideas on masculinity do the students see in Capoeira Angola,  the dance of Ogum, and the stepping of my  brothers, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. We’ll look and “read” (too keep it real artsy) the following: Brief excerpts of this film on Mestre Pastinha: Uma Vida Pela Capoeira A bit of this video of a roda (the circle in which capoeira is played) celebrating