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Units in Gender and Cultural Studies majors

GCST4015 - Gender Studies Honours A

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Kane Race


The Honours program in Gender Studies consists of:
1. a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff
2. three seminars, each seminar meeting for 2 hours per week for one semester
3. non-assessable participation in an Honours "mini-conference" held one month prior to thesis submission.

The thesis should be of 15,000 words in length. Each seminar requires 6,000 words of written work or its equivalent.

The thesis is worth 40% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars is worth 20%.

The following seminars are on offer in 2012:

Arguing the Point (Dr Ruth Barcan) (Sem 1)
Philosophy in the Feminine (Sem 1)
Key Thinkers for Cultural Studies (Dr Lee Wallace) (Sem 1)
Modernism, Modernity and Modern Culture (Dr Natalya Lusty) (Sem 2)
Identity, Place and Culture (Prof Elspeth Probyn) (Sem 2)
Natures and Cultures of Bodies (Dr Kane Race) (Sem 2)

For more information, contact Dr Kane Race, Honours coordinator.


a thesis of 15000 words and 6000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar


three seminars, each seminar meeting for 2 hours per week for one semester


Credit average in 48 credit points of Gender Studies

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