C.J. PascoeC.J. Pascoe, whose work explores the terrain of sexuality and gender identity, will speak at CSU Monterey Bay on March 25.

The 6 p.m. talk will be held in the University Center on Sixth Avenue at B Street. Driving directions and a campus map are available here.

A professor of sociology at the University of Oregon, she is the author of “Dude, You’re a Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School.” The award-winning book, based on 18 months of fieldwork in a racially diverse working-class high school, documents the relationship among homophobic harassment, heterosexism and masculinity.

Dr. Pascoe's research has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Toronto Globe and Mail, American Sexuality Magazine and Inside Higher Ed.

Book coverShe will discuss homophobia, sexism, gender policing and their effects on young people. A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow the talk.

The event is free for CSUMB students, staff, and faculty with Otter ID and $5 for the public. Visitors must purchase a parking permit online or from a dispenser on the parking lot. 

The event is sponsored by CSUMB’s Otter Cross Cultural Center. More information is available from rita zhang at rzhang@csumb.edu or 831-582-4676.