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Historiographies of Intersectional Gender Studies, 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Master´s Programme in Gender Studies
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Gender Science - GEU
SUBJECT AREA   Gender Studies – GS1
  COURSE CODE   757A10
On completion of the course, the students should, on an advanced level within the field of Gender Studies – Intersectionality and Change, be able to
- account for and critically reflect upon various feminist epistemologies, ontologies and ethics.
- analyze and critically examine historiographies within the field;
- analyze and critically examine Intersectional Gender Studies and the diversity of the existing intersectional feminist theorization.
The course addresses:
- historiographies of Intersectional Gender Studies in local and transnational perspectives;
- the emergence of Intersectional Gender Studies as a multi-, inter-, trans- and postdisciplinary field of inquiry, embedded in cross-disciplinary dialogues and critical interventions in both human, social, medical, technical and natural science disciplines;
- different branches of feminist theorizing, for example queerfeminism, postcolonial and anti-racist feminism, cyberfeminism, cyborgfeminism, sexual difference feminism, radical feminism, historical materialist feminism, feminist materialism, posthumanist feminism and profeminist and critical studies of men;
- different feminist epistemologies, ontologies and ethics.
Lectures followed by discussions take place in the online classroom as well as online-seminars and -workshops. In between online-seminars and -lectures students study the course literature independently and communicate with each other online in peer learning groups, supervised by student tutors. Language of instruction: English
The course is examined through active participation in onlineseminars and -workshops and through continuous written individual assignments, submitted online.
Detailed information about the examination can be found in the study guide.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

A bachelors degree in the humanities and/or social sciences with at least 30 credits in Gender Studies or equivalent qualifications and documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6 i.e. English as native language or an internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paper based 575 + TWE-score 4.5, and internet based 90), IELTS, academic (minimum score: Overall band 6.5 and no band under 5.5), or equivalent.
The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Historiographies of Intersectional Gender Studies
Historiografiska perspektiv på intersektionell genusvetenskap
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
TEMA - Department of Thematic Studies
Registrar No: 2011-01073   Course Code: 757A10      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Gender Science - GEU          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
A1X   Advanced level       SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2013-12-11