Courses & Units

Gender: Being Human HAF104

Hobart

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Introduction

How do assumptions about gender influence our understanding of what it means to be a human being? In this unit we explore a variety of different ways that human beings have been imagined and thought about across time in western culture. We pay particular attention to the ways that sexual difference has been deemed to be significant when it comes to understanding human beings, but we also study other differences, such as race, class, age, and physical ability, and the ways these differences intersect with sex and gender. Throughout the unit students are introduced to key terms and concepts in Gender Studies.

Summary

Unit name Gender: Being Human
Unit code HAF104
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Philosophy and Gender Studies
Coordinator Doctor Lucy Tatman
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate your comprehension of key theoretical concepts and issues in gender studies
  • Identify and analyse instances of intersectionality, i.e., the ways in which lived experiences of race, class, age, sexuality, physical ability, etc., are implicated in gendered relations.
  • Summarise accurately and compare effectively key claims and broad arguments put forward by different theorists.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090313 $1,828.00 $858.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Lecture, totalling 50 minutes, 2 x each week.

Tutorial (internal students), totalling 50 minutes (face to face), 1 x each week.

Tutorial (distance students), totalling 50 minutes (contribution to online discussion thread), 1 x each week.

 

 

AssessmentFinal Exam (40%)|Short Essay (15%)|Long Essay (35%)|Tutorial Participation (10%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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