Gender Studies

Course Information
TitleΣπουδές Φύλου / Gender Studies
CodeΛογ 570
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600015373

Programme of Study: PMS Anglikés kai Amerikanikés Spoudés

Registered students: 9
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-15

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Development of the ability to use the concept of "gender" as a tool for critical analysis and as a theoretical approach to literary and cultural narratives. Good understanding of the influence of the concepts "femininity" and "masculinity" on both sexes and during different historical periods. Good understanding of the political dimension and of other social factors involved in the formation of personal identity in the actual world and in cultural constructs/narratives. Good understanding of the interconnected relation of gender with racial,class, sexual and ethnic identity.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
feminism, gender, sexual difference, political literary and cultural narratives
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1254.5
Written assigments1585.7
Student Assessment
class participation 10% of the final grade oral presentation 10% of the final grade test or written exam in class 10% of the final grade research project 70% of the final grade
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Hilary M. Lips. Gender the Basics (Routledge 2014) Victoria L. Bromley. Feminisms Matter: Debates, Theories, Activism (Univ. of Toronto Press 2012) bell hooks. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center (1984,2000) bell hooks. The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love (2004) Barbara J. Berg. Sexism in America (2009) Elaine Showalter. Speaking of Gender.
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