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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2013–2014
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SOS6.4.1 Feminist Theory 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Sosiaalitieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

Objectives: The course will deepen the students´ knowledge about feminist theory. The students will understand theoretical background of gender studies and the critical role of feminist theory in social and political sciences.

General description


will be held during 2 September - 4 November on Mondays at 12-14  with exception of the first  lecture:  Sept 2nd at 11-15.


During Sept 9th - Nov 4th: Pinni B-building, room 3116. Exception: on Sept 2nd: PinniA-building, room 1081.

Modes of Study:

Active participation in the lectures and a lecture diary (written either in English or in Finnish).


Theme: Sexuality and Affect in Gender Studies
Visiting lecturer: Clare Hemmings, Professor of Feminist Theory (The London School of Economy and Political Science)

Period I
2.9. 11-12 Jaana Kuusipalo: Introduction to the course AND
       12-15 Clare Hemmings: Sexuality, Gender and Globalisation

9.9. 12-14 Clare Hemmings: Affect and Feminist Methodology

16.9. 12-14 Taina Kinnunen: Touch, Affect and Gender

23.9. 12-14 Marjo Kolehmainen: Affect and Power

30.9. 12-14 Tuula Juvonen: Affect and Sexual Orientation

7.10. 12-14 Päivi Korvajärvi: Affect on Feminist Studies on Work

14.10. no Lecture

Period II
21.10. 12-14 Jiri Nieminen: Masculinity and Affect in Politics

28.10. 12-14 Laura Saarenmaa: Affect and Intimacy in Journalism

4.11. 12-14 Jaana Kuusipalo: Gendering Affect in Mediatized Politics


Jaana Kuusipalo ( Responsible Teacher), Teacher responsible


2-Sep-2013 – 4-Nov-2013
Mon 9-Sep-2013 - 4-Nov-2013 weekly at 12-14, Pinni B3116, NOTICE Exception!: LECTURES BEGIN on 2nd Sept at 11-15, PLACE: Pinni A1081