Universität Wien FIND

160166 PS Introduction to gender linguistics (2021W)

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 40 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

In addition to the face-to-face teaching units, there are asynchronous e-learning work assignments amounting to 8 hours.

Thursday 14.10. 12:30 - 14:30 Digital
Thursday 21.10. 12:30 - 14:30 Digital
Thursday 28.10. 12:30 - 14:30 Digital
Thursday 04.11. 12:30 - 14:30 Digital
Thursday 09.12. 12:30 - 14:30 Digital
Thursday 16.12. 12:30 - 14:30 Digital
Thursday 13.01. 12:30 - 14:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course deals with different linguistic perspectives on the relationship between language and gender. Students will be introduced to theoretical and empirical considerations relevant to Genderlinguistics. The following issues will be picked out as central topics:
.) gender and language theories
.) feminist and queer language planning
.) gender and discourse analysis
The examination of sociological and philosophical concepts of sex or gender are central to linguistic approaches and will be prepared and discussed accordingly.
The detailed program as well as the bibliography can be found on MOODLE.

Assessment and permitted materials

presentation, written paper, e-learning tasks

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirements for a passing grade are attendance (two units = 3 hours may be missed), completion of all written assignments, and preparation/presentation of a paper.
The determination of the final performance is composed of the following sub-performances, which are included in the assessment on a percentage basis as indicated:
.) active participation, (20%) (including e-learning!).
.) presentation, (40%)
.) written work (40%)

Examination topics

The specific assignments, deadlines and grading criteria will be announced in Moodle.

Reading list


Association in the course directory


Last modified: We 06.10.2021 15:09