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070244 UE Workshop on Methodology - Doing Research in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies (2021W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte
Continuous assessment of course work
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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 09.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 8, Kolingasse 14-16, OG01
Tuesday 16.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 8, Kolingasse 14-16, OG01
Tuesday 23.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 8, Kolingasse 14-16, OG01
Tuesday 30.11. 11:30 - 13:00 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 8, Kolingasse 14-16, OG01
Tuesday 07.12. 11:30 - 13:00 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 8, Kolingasse 14-16, OG01
Tuesday 11.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 8, Kolingasse 14-16, OG01
Wednesday 12.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 8, Kolingasse 14-16, OG01
Tuesday 18.01. 11:30 - 13:00 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 8, Kolingasse 14-16, OG01
Friday 21.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 8, Kolingasse 14-16, OG01

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

a. LANGUAGE
English (discussion also possible in German)

b. AIMS
The course aims to familiarize students with an array of theories, concepts, approaches, and methods commonly used within the interdisciplinary subject fields of Gender Studies and Women’s and Gender History. A related aim is to gain a basic understanding of how various disciplinary areas have incorporated the analytical category of gender.
Methods and skills to be acquired: working with historical sources; theoretical, textual, visual and discourse analysis; generating and processing data; interview techniques; policy analysis; oral presentation skills.

c. CONTENTS
The course introduces a wide array of knowledge forms, analytical tools, and multiple methods in an effort to relate disciplinary fields and their commonly applied methods to each other. Disciplinary fields to be covered include: historical scholarship/women’s and gender history; theoretical perspectives on gender and feminist epistemology; post-colonial theory; visual culture; queer theory, natural and social sciences, policy studies.

Assessment and permitted materials

e. TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
Continuous assessment; see details below under (i).

f. PERMITTED MATERIALS
Copies of course readings, any further readings/material of the students’ choice, and students’ own seminar notes.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

g. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR PASSING THE COURSE (ASSESSMENT CRITERIA)
Attendance (2 times unexcused absence is permitted).
To attain a pass grade, 50% of achievement is necessary.

h. ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
contribution to class participation 10 %
groupwork 20 %
mini "conference" presentation 40 %
"conference" paper 30 %

Grading categories:
• _1 (high distinction/excellent achievement) 100 90 %
• _2 (distinction / very good achievement) 75 89 %
• _3 (merit / satisfactory) 60 74 %
• _4 (pass / sufficient) 50 59 %
• _5 (below pass / insufficient) 49 % and below

Examination topics

i. EXAMINATION TOPICS / CONTENT TO BE LEARNED IN THE COURSE
Class participation: students are expected to come to class having read the assigned readings and participate in class exercises.
Groupwork: at the beginning of each class, we’ll spend 15-20 minutes in groups discussing your impressions of the texts and collecting questions/topics for general class discussion.
The last two sessions are devoted to a "mini-conference". For this occasion, students prepare a ca. 10-min presentation on a Gender Studies-related topic of their choice. The written version of the enhanced and revised "conference paper" will be submitted as final seminar paper.

Reading list

j. READING LIST
see Moodle

Association in the course directory

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