SOS4.4 Introduction to Gender Studies (web course, spring 2019) 5 ECTS
Location information
Location independent teaching
Periods
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences

General description

The webcourse “Introduction to Gender Studies” gives basic introductory knowledge about gender studies. The course begins with an introduction to the concept of gender and gender studies and continues with the following topics: bodies & sexuality, social construction of gender, feminist theory, masculinities, family, gender & work, and gender & politics.
Each week the students will read a text/texts and/or other material available in the internet and discuss them in small groups in the Moodle learning environment.
The course is meant for exchange students and everyone interested in gender studies. Previous studies in gender studies are not required.

The course will be offered from 04.02. to 05.04.2019. Each week the students will read text and/or other material available in the internet and discuss them in small groups in the Moodle learning environment.

Enrolment for University Studies

Application to the course 03.12.2018-18.01.2019. There can be max 35 students in the course.

Teachers

Ph.D Eira Juntti, University of Jyväskylä, Teacher responsible

Homepage URL

Teaching

4-Feb-2019 – 5-Apr-2019

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Further information

The course is organized by Hilma network for gender studies.