SUPU2028 P2 Nordic Gendered Norms and Practices 5 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Sukupuolentutkimus
School of History, Cultural Research and Art Studies

General description

Korvaa sukupuolentutkimuksen P2 sukupuoli ja yhteiskunta -opintojakson, 5 op. Huom! Kurssin opetuskieli on englanti.

Time: IV period, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 - 12, starting on 6.3.2018

Lectures:

6.3., 8.3., 13.3., 15.3., 20.3., 22.3., 27.3., 29.3.

Examination:

10.4.2018

OR

17.4.2018

OR

Examination on a general exam date

Place: Lecture room E221, Minerva 2nd floor, Sirkkala campus

Coordinator:  Varpu Alasuutari (varpu.alasuutari@utu.fi)

Description: This course is organized with Baltic Sea Region Studies and The Finnish-Nordic Society and Culture programmes. The course explores gendered, cultural and political dimensions of Nordic welfare state and its gendered meanings. It gives also an introduction to representations of women, men, femininities and masculinities in the field of media, art and other areas of expression. The course contains 8 lectures by various lecturers. Course literature consists of 8 articles assigned by the lecturers. Before each lecture, students will read the assigned article in order to get background knowledge of the topic.

Assessment: lectures, discussion and examination. In the exam students will write two short essays (200-400 words) of given topics. When writing the essays, students are expected to combine information received both from the lectures and the course literature.

Enrolment

Pre-registration: Not required.

Teacher responsible

Varpu Alasuutari

Teaching

6-Mar-2018 – 19-Apr-2018

Evaluation

Numeric 0-5.

Further information

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