1. Students will acquire knowledge of and insight in different approaches towards gender, ethnicity, religious practices and intersectionality
2. Students will become familiar with critical epistemological approaches to knowledge
3. Students will acquire the tools to critically reflect on culture and society, and a range of phenomena within it.
4. Students will learn to think intersectionally, reflecting on how gender, ethnicity/ "race", class and sexuality co-construct each other.
The course aims at providing students with a map of contemporary feminist approaches to issues of gender, ethnicity and religious practices in a European context. Each session deals with a different set of interpretations, theories, topics and case studies analysed from social, political, historical and cultural perspectives. Feminist theory and intersectional theory are used to unpack the entanglement of the operations of race, gender, class, religion and sexuality in contemporary societies. These approaches are in critical dialogue with each other, as well as with several other overlapping scholarly fields such as postcolonial theory and cultural studies. Special attention will be given to the debates about multiculturalism, Islam and migration. The book can be bought at Savannah Bay (Telingstraat 13, Utrecht)
This course is the third course in the minor Gender Studies, for more information about this minor see http://students.uu.nl/en/node/351/gender-studies.
LAS and TCS students who follow this course as part of the core curriculum of their major, need to complete a compulsory preparation course/assignment
. See for more information: https://tcs.sites.uu.nl/
Bronnen van zelfstudie
|Knowledge of English, and students are required to have passed the Introductory course in Gender Studies or the equivalent in Dutch Gender, etniciteit & cultuurkritiek or other courses dealing with gender end ethnicity.|
|Rosemarie Buikema, Liedeke Plate & Kathrin Thiele (2018) ‘Doing Gender in Media, Art and Culture. A Comprehensive Guide to Gender Studies’, 2nd Edition. London: Routledge. ISBN 9781138288263||Verplicht materiaal|
|Lewis, R., Mills S. (eds). 2003. Feminist Postcolonial Theory. Taylor and Francis|
Voorbereiding bijeenkomstenReading the compulsory texts, active participation in class and preparing for a class presentation with other students
Bijdrage aan groepswerkthe class presentation is a group effort
BeoordelingPlease note: Expected knowledge/skills concern all teaching methods.
Aspecten van academische vorming
| • Academisch denken, werken en handelen • Communicatieve vaardigheden • Kennis hanteren in een bredere context • Hanteren van wetenschappelijk instrumentarium |