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Mediatized Intersections: class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality

  • 7.5 credits

Course on Advanced level in English. The course discusses different theoretical methods and empirical studies of how media represent different aspects of social identities such as class, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.

Information for admitted students Autumn 2020

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The concept of intersectionality isused as a departure point to describe and explain the degree and variations of the way media representations construct identities as well as the power structures these representations are grounded in.

  • Course structure

    Course given by Section for Journalism and Media Communication. The course run half pace over 10 weeks in Garnissonen Karlavägen 104 by Gärdet (Karlaplan).

    Teaching format

    Tuition takes place in the form of themed lectures and seminars in English.


    The course is examined through a final course paper and an individual visual presentation.


    Examinatorer HT20

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
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