University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2017!

March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Ken Corbett

Mr. Corbett is appearing courtesy of Macmillan / Picador

Ken Corbett is Clinical Assistant Professor at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy. He is the author of "Boyhoods: Rethinking Masculinities" and "A Murder Over a Girl: Gender, Justice, Junior High." Dr. Corbett has a private practice in New York City.

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Scheduled events:
A Murder Over a Girl
A psychologist discusses his intensively-research book about a haunting and complicated murder, the subsequent trial that overlooked integral issues of gender identity and of race, and a community culturally incapable of recognizing or preventing gender violence.

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Ken Corbett
Moderator: James Reel
Motivation for Crime
What was the motive? From personal profit, to racism and gender bias, to undiagnosed mental illness, the motives for criminal behavior are many, and when society overlooks the warning signs their outcomes can be costly, and sometimes deadly.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
True Crime
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Ken Corbett, Elizabeth Greenwood, Eli Sanders
Moderator: Steve Caine

A Murder Over a Girl: Justice, Gender, Junior High
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Picador - Macmillan
March 2017
ISBN 9781250118158
Paperback, 288 pages
$16.00, INSTORE
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The New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice A psychologist's gripping, troubling, and moving exploration of the brutal murder of a possibly transgender middle school student by an eighth grade classmate On Feb. More/less

Boyhoods: Rethinking Masculinities
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Yale UP
March 2011
ISBN 9780300171211
Paperback, 276 pages
$17.00, INSTORE
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Familiar and expected gender patterns help us to understand boys but often constrict our understanding of any given boy. More/less

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
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Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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William & Mary Ross Foundation
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