The course is mandatory for students attending the Master's Programme in the humanities, specializing in Gender studies. Students from other Master programmes are eligible for the course. The Centre for Gender research is responsible for the course.
The student should, after completing the course, be able to
- Discuss and describe different questions within the field of feminist cultural studies. - Discuss and describe different methodological and theoretical approaches within the field of feminist cultural studies. - Orally and in writing apply methodological and theoretical approaches within the field to different empirical contexts. - Independently write a short academic text on a subject relevant to the field.
The purpose of the course is to give an advanced introduction to feminist cultural studies. Important themes and theoretical questions are discussed, using research and empirical examples. A final paper, written independently, is due at the end of the course.
The course will consist of a number of seminars.
Assessment will be based on written and/or oral hand-ins and a final paper. Grades will be given in accordance to the Swedish grading system. All written assignments will undergo a plagiarism check.
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University´s disability coordinator.