Views of MASKulinity

Views of MASKulinity

“You good bro?” “Yeah, I’m chillin’.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been on both ends of that stereotypical conversation and how many times I wasn’t “chillin” and my friend wasn’t “good.” The thing is, as men, we’ve been conditioned for so long to sequester our emotions that it’s nearly impossible to take…

Celebration through contemplation: Alex Tizon visits Dickinson College

Celebration through contemplation: Alex Tizon visits Dickinson College

In celebration of 2016’s Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the Popel Shaw Center invited author Alex Tizon to Dickinson to discuss some of the themes featured in his acclaimed 2014 memoir Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self, including questions of identity, authenticity, and self-esteem. Mr. Tizon reflected on the art…