Course: Gender and Literature

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Course title Gender and Literature
Course code KAJ/GLINM
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Vernyik Zénó, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Palatinus Dávid Levente, Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction 2. Gender, sex, and sexuality 3. Queering gender, queer theory 4. Gender, race, and ethnicity 5. Femininity. Feminism 6. Postmodern feminism 7. Masculinity, masculinities 8. Literature and gender 9. Gender and fiction 10. The madwoman in the attic 11. Gender and drama 12. Gender and poetry 13. Presentations of the research project. Discussions.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The aim of this subject is to familiarize students with the gender analysis of culture, literature, art and language. The course is comprised by theoretically-oriented, lecture-based lessons, followed by the practical analysis of literary works or films.


Assessment methods and criteria
Requirements: Active participation in seminars. Research project - a powerpoint presentation with video/audio commentary Distance Teaching during COVID19: - Seminars are mostly taught live through Google Meet (but other methods can also be used if appropriate or necessary). - Seminars have their e-learning courses (see moodle) with compulsory readings - Seminars require active participation, a thorough familiarity with the assigned reading - Attendance is compulsory in the seminars (two unexcused absences are allowed for full-time students, one for part-time students)
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