609587 Gender Studies

winter semester 2017/2018 | Last update: 04.10.2017 Place course on memo list
Mag. Dr. Ulrich Pallua Mag. Dr. Ulrich Pallua, +43 512 507 4194, +43 512 507 34412
609587
Gender Studies
VU 2
5
weekly
each semester
English

This course introduces students to key concepts, trends, and directions in the field of Gender Studies through the analysis of a selection of texts in critical theory, contemporary literature, and film.

Women's and Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary field that examines feminist and queer theoretical perspectives including race/ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, nationality, religion, and other identities. This course teaches students to think critically about the social construction of identity and the politics of knowledge production. Students will use these critical-thinking skills to understand people's lives within a global context and analyse the systems of oppression that contribute to continuing economic, political, and cultural inequalities. They will not only be encouraged to use gender as a category of analysis, but also to reflect on the manifestation of gender in their own lives, leading to a range of personal and intellectual discoveries.

Continuous assessment (based on regular written and/or oral contributions by the participants). 

Course examination according to § 7, statute section on "study law regulations".

Butler, Judith. Gender Trouble. Feminism and the Subversion of Identity. New York and London: Routledge, 1990. Print.
---. Bodies That Matter. New York: Routledge, 1993. Print.
---. Undoing Gender. New York: Routledge, 2004. Print.
Lindhoff, Lena. Einführung in die Feministische Literaturtheorie. Stuttgart: Metzler, 1995. Print.
Nfah-Abbenyi Makuchi, Juliana. Gender in African Women’s Writing. Identity, Sexuality, and Difference. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1987. Print.
Osinski, Jutta. Einführung in die Feministische Literaturwissenschaft. Berlin: ESV, 1998. Print.
Robbins, Ruth. Literary Feminisms. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000. Print.
Rooney, Ellen, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Feminist Literary Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Print.

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02.10.2017
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Date Time Location
Mon 2017-10-02
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2017-10-09
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2017-10-16
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2017-10-23
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2017-10-30
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2017-11-06
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2017-11-13
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2017-11-20
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2017-11-27
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2017-12-04
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2017-12-11
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2018-01-08
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2018-01-15
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2018-01-22
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free
Mon 2018-01-29
12.00 - 13.30 40735 SR 40735 SR Barrier-free