Syllabus for Feminist Cultural Studies

Feminist Cultural Studies

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

  • 7.5 credits
  • Course code: 5GN028
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Gender Research A1N
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
  • Established: 2011-09-27
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Arts
  • Applies from: week 03, 2012
  • Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.
  • Responsible department: Centre for Gender Research

Decisions and guidelines

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.

Learning outcomes

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. The following grades will be used: Väl Godkänd, Godkänd and Underkänd

Syllabus Revisions

Reading list

The reading list is missing. For further information, please contact the responsible department.