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Gender and Culture – part II on posthumanist and new materialist perspectives


Graduate School, Arts at Aarhus University


Description:

The course will go into detail with challenges and concerns in contemporary gender studies

Aim:

The aim of the course is to foster advanced reflection on gender as a factor in cultural studies at multiple levels and to qualify the PhD-students through in-depth studies to integrate such reflection in their independent research

Content:

The course has singled out posthumanist and new materialist perspectives on gender and culture for discussion:

Please, reserve time prior to the course for reading:

1) Karen Barad: Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning, Durham: Duke University Press 2007 and

2) Elizabeth Grosz: Becoming Undone: Darwinian Reflections on Life, Politics, and Art, Durham, Duke University Press 2011.

The course will also offer participants the opportunity to discuss their PhD-projects up against posthumanist and new materialist perspectives in gender studies.

Target group:

The course is relevant to PhD-students who have already completed the course “Gender and Culture – part I”, offered by the Graduate School Arts, Aarhus University (or who can document similar introductory courses on developments in the history of gender studies)

Language:

The course language will be Danish.

Form:

Three days – consisting of seminars, lectures, workshops, PhD-project presentations, and roundtable discussions

ECTS:

3 ECTS

Lecturer:

Associate Professor Marianne Schleicher

ms@cas.au.dk

New dates and time:                           

18-20 Febeuary 2019

Venue:

Jens Chr. Skous Vej, building 1451 room 331, 8000 Aarhus C.

New application deadline: 

Please apply for a spot via https://auws.au.dk/genderandculturepart1E2018 15 January 2019.

Upon application via the application facility, you will get an automatically generated receipt. This receipt is NOT a receipt for admission to the course. It only serves as an acknowledgement that your application has been stored in the application facility.

We will do our utmost to send notice of admission or non-admission via email as soon as possible after the application deadline, but some response time must be expected.


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Course dates
18 February 2019 - 20 February 2019
Lecturer
Marianne Schleicher
Place/Venue
Jens Chr. Skous Vej
building 1451, room 331
City
Aarhus C
ECTS
3 points
Link
https://auws.au.dk/genderandculturepart1E2018...
Block-scheduling
No

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