Aarhus, Denmark

Gender Representations in Literature and Culture

when 4 July 2023 - 21 July 2023
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 830

The course will deal with artistic representations of gender in modern Western literature and culture. The aim is to give students insight into the theories and methods of gender studies in literaterary and cultural studies on the one hand, and to familiarize them with representations of gender in literary texts and other arts on the other. We also plan to cooperate with the Køn-Gender Museum Aarhus and the Aros Art Museum. We will explore themes such as femininity and masculinity, queerness, sexuality and intersectionality and read texts by Virginia Woolf, Brigid Brophy, Bernadine Evaristo, Thomas Mann, David Henry Hwang, Elfriede Jelinek and Friedrich Schiller, among others.

Course leader

Franziska Bergmann

Target group

Bachelor's level

Fee info

EUR 830: EU/EEA citizens
EUR 1373: NON-EU/EEA citizens

Scholarships

No scholarships available