【Sophia Symposium】

Title The Role of Men in Countering Sexual Violence: Understanding Male Positionality and
Power from Psychological Research and Clinical Settings in the U.S. and Japan
Date November 8 (Fri.), 2019, 13:30-17:00
Venue 6-101, 1F, Building 6, Yotsuya Campus, Sophia University
Admission Free / No previous Registration is necessary.
Simultaneous interpretation provided.

Part 1:Keynote Speach    13:40-17:00

講師: Christopher Kilmartin, Ph.D
Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, The University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA, USA.
“Addressing Men in Sexual Assault and Harassment Prevention: Lessons Learned from Working with U.S. Universities and U.S. Military“
Sexual assault and harassment are problems that have both individual and systemic/cultural dimensions. In this keynote, the presenter examines theory and research on these dimensions and offers strategies for their prevention with specific attention to the role of men

Part 2:Panel Session       15:10-17:00

Sayoko Nobuta, Director of Harajuku Counseling Center
Sexual Violence and Victimization: Perspectives from the Counseling Field

Tadashi Nakamura, Professor, Department of Human Science, Ritsumeikan University
Sexual Violence in Japan: Insights from Men’s Studies and Perpetrator Counseling

Ryo Hirayama, Research Associate, Long-Term Care & End-of-Life Issues, Human Care Research Team,
Men as Caregivers: Are They Liberated from Masculine Ideology That Drives Men to Violence?

Mari Miura, Professor, Faculty of Law, Sophia University
“Speak Up, Sophia” (Sophia University student organization)
Initiatives on Sexual Violence Prevention on College Campuses in Japan

Chair & Emcee: Makiko Deguchi, Professor, Department of English Studies, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Sophia University