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The Graduate School of Gender Studies regularly arranges postgraduate courses and seminars, some of them in English.

Spring Term 2022

Feminist theory (7.5 hp)

This course will start the 16th of March to the 13th of May. This course offers a general presentation of the development in feminist theory. The course deals with feminist perspectives and debates on citizenship and rights, politics and justice, post-colonialism, resistance and solidarity, and intimacy, bodies and experience.

The course is given in English and will hopefully take place on campus. If you want to register for the course, please contact ida.linander@umu.se

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Autumn Term 2022

Ethnography in gender research: theory, methods and ethics (7,5 hp)

The course gives an advanced introduction to ethnographic practice and writing, anchored in how ethnography has been discussed and used within gender research. The participants will explore, interpret and problematize the methodological and analytical practices of ethnography. With this focus, the course will be especially attuned to the specificities of the doctoral candidates own use of ethnographic methods, ethics, and writing.

The course is given in English and will hopefully take place on campus. If you want to register for the course, please contact ida.linander@umu.se

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Introduction to Gender Studies: Perspectives and concepts (7,5 credits)

The course introduces classic and contemporary perspectives and concepts in Gender Studies, and explores tensions and diverging lines between different approaches to gender and power. The readings, together with lectures and discussions, will engage with how gender relates to, for example, sex, bodies, sexuality, coloniality, violence and work. Through the specific method of empathic reading this course focuses on reading, understanding and interpreting central themes in the course literature. You find the syllabus attached.

 

The course will run between October 2022 to February 2023 (schedule will come soon). Register for the course here: https://forms.office.com/r/wCSkXqkDdY

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Responsible for course development

Ida Linander
Research fellow
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