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After the module, the students will be able to:
- map and understand contemporary intellectual currents in social theory;
- distinguish queer approaches from other post-structuralist theories;
- apply queer perspective to the analysis of various material;
- debate social issues on a higher theoretical level.
The module consists of lectures and seminars (11 weeks in total). Students are asked to be active participants of the classes, contribute with structured (presentations) and unstructured (discussions, questions) interventions. Thematically, the module circles around topics of LGBTI+ and queer sexualities, gender, poverty, human rights, climate change and ecological feminism, etc. Classes are complimentary to an extensive list of readings comprised of a selection of contemporary classical queer literature.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Project: Central piece of the module is students' analysis of a policy from queer perspective.||Week 12||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Presentation: Oral presentation or video recording of each student's final project prepared for the module.||Week 10||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Seminar: Students are asked to lead one of the seminars by preparing a thorough analysis of assigned readings.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Self-assessment activities
Students receive their grades and feedback on Brightspace if this is where they are supposed to submit their work. Students receive feedback from the class on their activities presented in class.