Gender and Cultural Studies

Summary

The Gender and Cultural Studies Department at the University of Sydney is the leading centre for research into gender and culture in Australia, renowned internationally for interdisciplinary research and teaching in feminist, gender and cultural studies.   

Supervisor(s)

Dr Jane Park, Dr Ruth Barcan, Associate Professor Natalya Lusty, Professor Elspeth Probyn, Dr Guy Redden, Associate Professor Kane Race, Associate Professor Lee Wallace, Dr Fiona Allon, Associate Professor Tess Lea, Professor Meaghan Morris, Dr Anthea Taylor, Dr Liam Grealy, Dr Jennifer Germon

Research Location

Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI)

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

With some of Australia's foremost academics and theorists on staff, the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies provides you with critically engaging ideas and the tools to analyse a wide range of issues. The Department's academics draw on a number of theoretical and empirical research paradigms, spanning social science and humanities research methods. In the discipline of Gender and Cultural Studies, students engage critically with the changing representations and meanings of gender and culture in the everyday world.  The department is renowned globally for its interdisciplinary research and teaching in feminist, gender and cultural studies, and has on its staff some of Australia’s foremost theorists in gender and culture. The department has a vibrant research culture where students are actively involved in research seminars and are frequently offered the chance to contribute to teaching and collaborative research projects.  The program profoundly enriches study and work in the humanities and social sciences as well as law, the physical sciences, government and education.

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Keywords

feminist, gender, sexuality and queer theory, sociology, media studies, cultural studies, philosophy, critical race studies, visual culture, literature, post colonial theory, cultural history, feminist theory, political theory, community, alternative cultures, gay studies, colonial and postcolonial discourse, cinema studies

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 443