930002 Gender Theories

winter semester 2018/2019 | Last update: 20.03.2019 Place course on memo list
Gender Theories
SE 2

The students are able to assess the main gender theories in social sciences and know how to define main questions of gender studies. They have knowledge about social movement theories and about the connectivity of gender studies to humanities, cultural studies, social sciences and economics. They are able to classify the relevance of gender als a fundamental structural category in social contexts.

In the course students work on basic texts of feminist theory. Starting from core questions of feminist theory relevant key concepts are analyzed and their context within the academic discourse is demonstrated. The interconnection between theories and social movements and the relevance of trans- and interdisciplinarity are elaborated.

active participation, oral presentation, written assignment


not applicable

for questions concerning the interdisciplinary master studies program "Gender, Culture and Social Change" please contact the coordinator of this program  gender-studies@uibk.ac.at

Group 0
Date Time Location
Fri 2018-11-23
14.00 - 18.30 SR VI (Theologie) SR VI (Theologie) Barrier-free
Sat 2018-11-24
09.00 - 17.00 SR VI (Theologie) SR VI (Theologie) Barrier-free
Fri 2019-02-01
12.30 - 17.00 SR VI (Theologie) SR VI (Theologie) Barrier-free
Sat 2019-02-02
09.00 - 17.00 SR VI (Theologie) SR VI (Theologie) Barrier-free