This interview originally aired on Vancouver Co-op Radio on April 24, 2010.

Meghan Murphy speaks with Amanda Hess about a proposal to introduce a new discipline that looks at the ‘male as male’. Is Male Studies legitimate or necessary? Or is it part of the backlash against feminism?

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Meghan Murphy
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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.