|Gender Studies - Intersectionality and Change, basic level, 30 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|On completion of the course, the students should be able to:
- account for theories and current issues, debates and concepts in
Intersectional Gender Studies;
- demonstrate the ability to formulate, compare and critically interpret
research positions of Intersectional Gender Studies in basic analytical
practices and achieve an applied assignment independently and/or in group;
- account for historically contextualized examples of key issues in feminist
and intersectional research and activism;
- critically account for intersectional knowledge production and in various
- reflect on relevant academic and creative ways of communication in professional and political contexts
|The course is divided in four subject courses which provides overviews and
in-depth knowledge of certain aspects, as regards:
- a critically contextualized introduction to current theories, concepts in
Intersectional Gender Studies;
- basic introduction to academic writing from an intersectional perspective;
- basic introduction to applied research, e.g. methods and methodologies
within Intersectional Gender Studies;
- theories and concepts presented in their historically contexts through
selected key texts in transnational feminist and intersectional studies,
activism, politics and research debates in feminist cultural studies and
feminist science studies;
- tools to critically analyze knowledge production and communicative
practices, with emphasis on meaning making processes
- tools to transgress the boundaries between the academic and the creative
communication, politics and poetics.
| The course is examined through active participation in online seminars
and/or other learning activities and through a written individual
assignment, submitted online.
Detailed information about the examination can be found in a key
information document of the course.
|The course is examined through active participation in online seminars and/or
other learning activities and through a written individual assignment,
submitted online. Detailed information about the examination can be found in
the Key document.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course twice 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.
Documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6:
internationally recognized test, e.g. TOEFL (minimum scores: Paper based 575
+ TWE-score 4.5, and internet based 90+TWE-score 20), 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.