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SOS6.4.1 Feminist Theory 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Sosiaalitieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

The students recognise the main theoretical and methodological traditions and concepts in feminist research. The students learn to evaluate the benefits and limitations of concepts for different research settings. The course provides conceptual tools for feminist research on gender and sexuality.

General description

Tue 1.9.-13.10.2015 weekly at 12-14.


1.9 Introduction - Mapping Feminist Theory, Marja Vehviläinen

8.9 Gender and Academic Work, Rebecca Lund, Danish Pedagogical Unit, Copenhagen

15.9 Autonomy/Agency, Sumi Madhok, LSE

22.9 Rights/Human Rights, Sumi Madhok, LSE

29.9: Gender, Sexuality and Affect, Marjo Kolehmainen

6.10: Inclusive Masculinity Theory and Gendered Politics, Jiri Nieminen

13.10 Transfeminism - on the uneasy relationship between Feminist and Trans Studies, Luca Tainio

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Marja Vehviläinen, Teacher responsible


1-Sep-2015 – 13-Oct-2015
Tue 1-Sep-2015 - 13-Oct-2015 weekly at 12-14, 1.9.-29.9. Linna K103, 6.-13.10. Linna 5026


Numeric 1-5.

Further information

Modes of study: 1) Active participation in the lectures, and 2) a learning diary or an essay. The teaching material will be available in Moodle.