Students recognize the research traditions and approaches that are relevant to their thesis and are able to describe and to critically evaluate at least two of them. Students are able to place their thesis in a larger scientific framework and to apply its key approaches in a creative and critical way.
Students expand their knowledge on the research tradition and the approaches of their research area in gender studies by participating in a course or by reading key literature in the field.
Intermediate Studies in Social Sciences, YKT-A01, 60 cr
Basic Studies in Social Sciences, YKT-P01, 25 cr
Free Choice Studies in Social Sciences, Basic Studies, YKT-P02, 25 cr
Free Choice Studies in Social Sciences, Intermediate Studies, YKT-A02, 20 cr
For independent work, the literature is agreed upon with the teacher responsible for the module.
Berlant, Lauren (2008) The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture.
Cvetkovich, Ann (2012) Depression. A Public Feeling. Duke University Press.
Fischer, Clara & Dolezal, Luna (eds.) (2018) New Feminist Perspectives on Embodiment. Palgrave.
Illouz, Eva (2008) Saving the Modern Soul. Therapy, Emotions, and The Culture of Self-Help. University of California Press.
Koivunen, Anu, Kyrölä, Katariina & Ryberg, Ingrid (eds.) (2018) Power of Vulnerability: Mobilizing Affect in Feminist, Queer and Anti-Racist Media Culture. Manchester University Press.
Paasonen, Susanna (2018) Carnal Resonance: Affect and Online Pornography. MIT Press 2011.
Schuller, Kyla (2017) The Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century. Duke UP.
General scale, 0-5
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