Courses & Units

Gender & World HAF105

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Introduction

Gender & World explores the shape(s) and impact(s) of gendered assumptions on human interactions in diverse areas of the world and in different historical periods. This unit focuses on how people have acted and do act on the basis of their gendered assumptions, and examines worldly practices which are based on gendered foundations. Gender and sexual difference are examined in their roles as world-organising principles (that is, as abstract categories) and elements (that is, as material realities). This unit also provides students with a global perspective on Gender Studies.

Summary

Unit name Gender & World
Unit code HAF105
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Philosophy and Gender Studies
Coordinator Doctor Louise Richardson-Self
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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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
  • Communicate using the language of Feminist Theory and academic style
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

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On campus:

Weekly lectures or equivalent (1.5 hours) and tutorial (1.5 hour)

Off campus:

Weekly lectures or equivalent (1.5 hours) and online discussions

AssessmentFinal Examination (40%)|Tutorial Participation (10%)|Essay (35%)|Comprehension exercise (15%)
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Textbooks

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

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