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METU0191 Differences and Identities 5 op
Organised by
Media Studies
Person in charge
Professor Susanna Paasonen
Preceding studies
Basic studies module in media studies

Learning outcomes

Students will familiarize themselves with the different research traditions related to the notion of identity. Students will learn to contextualize and apply contemporary debates on identity and difference.


Themes of identity, gender, class, sexuality, ethnicity, age and nationality in media studies. The section is taught as thematic courses relating to specific research traditions on media and identity, such as feminist or postcolonial research, queer or youth studies, studies of national media or subculture. The perspective can also be historical, conceptual or media specific.

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminar or multiform teaching

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Required Studies: Participation in teaching.
Alternatively: An essay or a home exam to be agreed with the teacher in charge.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Literature: Gill, toim. Gender and the media (2007); Arthurs, Television and sexuality (2004), Nakamura & al. (eds.), Race after the internet (2011); McMillin, International media studies (2007); O'Riordan & Phillips (eds.), Queer online (2004).

Belongs to following study modules

Historian, kulttuurin ja taiteiden tutkimuksen laitos
Historian, kulttuurin ja taiteiden tutkimuksen laitos
Historian, kulttuurin ja taiteiden tutkimuksen laitos
Nais- ja sukupuolentutkimuksen maisteriohjelma
MDP in European Heritage, Digital Media and Infor.
Historian, kultt.ja taiteiden tutk.laitoksen yht.
Arkistoalan ja asiakirjahallinnan maisteriopinnot
Master's Degree Pathway in Popular Culture Studies
MDP in Gender Studies