Units of Study

GCST1602 - Introduction to Gender Studies

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jennifer Elizabeth Germon
Phone: +61 2 9351 3774
Email: jennifer.germon@sydney.edu.au

Description

How does gender organise lives, bodies, sexualities and desires? How does gender relate to sex and sexuality? Are there really only two genders? How and why is gender such an integral part of how we identify ourselves and others? This unit introduces students to foundational concepts in the study of gender and critically engages with questions of identity, sexuality, family, the body, cultural practices and gender norms in light of contemporary gender theories.

Assessments

Tutorial participation (10%), 1x1300wd tutorial presentation task (15%), 1x1200wd short essay (35%), 1x1500wd long essay (40%)

Classes

2x1-hr lecture, 1x1-hr tutorial

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

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  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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