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Learning Activities — lectures provide students with theoretical and practical knowledge on issues such as: blurring of the boundaries between different media; elite and commercial forms of visual culture; the issue of intersecting and co-constituting differences (gender, race, class, age, ethnicity, religion, etcetera) and their relation to power; the diverse practices of consumption; commodity selves; strategies of re-signification and re-appropration; and liberating or reactionary politics); the knowledge of the feminist critique of the regime of representation, intersection of visualization technologies, science, and cinema techniques, but also novel renditions of visual culture (for instance, the affective turn); — lectures enhance students’ visual literacy and understanding of the concept of gender as related to representation and power regimes; develop students’ critical awareness of the multilevel interrelations between visual culture and everyday practice; develop capacities to critically analyze visual culture along the complex intersecting lines of gender, sexuality, race, class, nationality, ethnicity, religion, and age; undertake an interdisciplinary research project within the field of Gender Studies; — written assignments allow students to undertake interdisciplinary analyses.

Competences Ability for abstract thinking, analysis and synthesis (generic 1); Ability to be critical and self-critical (generic 11); Ability to apply knowledge in practical situations (generic 2); Ability to identify, pose and resolve problems (generic 14); Ability to undertake research at an appropriate level (generic 8); Appreciation of and respect for diversity and multiculturality (generic 20); Ability to show awareness of gender issues (generic 31); Ability to demonstrate understanding of the interaction between gender and other forms of inequality, such as class, ethnicity, sexual orientation and age (specific 7); Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the uses of the concept of gender in research (specific 1). 95

Gender Studies Tuning Brochure  

Tuning Educational Structures in Europe The name Tuning was chosen for the project to refl ect the idea that universities do not look for u...

Gender Studies Tuning Brochure  

Tuning Educational Structures in Europe The name Tuning was chosen for the project to refl ect the idea that universities do not look for u...

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