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Archived teaching schedules 2017–2018
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SOSKV3 Gender in Society 5 ECTS
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Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
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Degree Programme in Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

The students are introduced to the basic concepts (such as gender, sexuality, feminism, equality, and intersectionality) as well as research traditions in gender and women's studies especially in the context of social sciences and the Finnish society.

General description

The course includes lectures and seminars, 4 hours on Tuesdays: 6-20.3.2018 and 10-24.4.2018


6.3.2018 Lecture at 12-14: Introduction to Gender Studies (Jaana Kuusipalo). Seminar at 14-16 : ‘Who we are’ –round and instructions for the small group work for student presentations on 20th of March.

13.3.2018 Lecture at 12-14: Postcolonial Feminism (Meyda Yegenoglu). Seminar with readings at 14-16.

20.3.2018 Seminar at 12-16: Student presentations (in pairs or small groups): Gender relations in my country/ies (Jaana Kuusipalo).

27.3. – 3.4.2018 (from 27th of March to 3rd of April) Easter break; no teaching.

10.4.2018 Lecture at 12-14: Gender and Politics in Finland (Jaana Kuusipalo). Seminar with readings at 14-16.

17.4.2018 Lecture at 12-14: Gender and Intersectionality in Working Life (Rebecca Lund). Seminar with readings at 14-16.

24.4.2018 Lecture at 12-14: Transgender (Luca Tainio). Seminar with readings at 14-16.

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Jaana Kuusipalo, Teacher responsible


6-Mar-2018 – 24-Apr-2018
Lectures 10 hours
Tue 6-Mar-2018 at 12.15-16, Linna K113
Tue 13-Mar-2018 - 24-Apr-2018 weekly at 12.15-16.00, Linna 5026-5027, No teaching on 27.3, 3.4.
Seminar 14 hours


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