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Moving Images and Gender

  • 15 credits

Taught in English, first cycle level, first half of the semester. Recommended also for exchange students and international free movers interested in moving images and gender studies. Lectures and screenings in Filmhuset.

The course explores central approaches, concepts and contemporary discussions in studying gender in moving images and viewing practices. After the course, students are expected to be able to: - Understand and reflect introduced concepts and approaches in feminist film/media studies. - Apply them to analysis of gender in moving images. Various ways of scrutinizing gendered, sexual and class-related power structures and body norms in feminist film and media studies are addressed during the course. Along with media viewings that range across various audiovisual genres and forms, the course consists of lectures, discussions, small writing assignments and a home exam.

  • Course structure

    The course consists of lectures, seminars and screenings for 10 weeks - first half of the semester. All take place in Filmhuset by Gärdet in Stockholm.

    You participate two days per week. Typically a day in Filmhuset starts off with a screening for around two hours followed by a two hour lecture.

    Everything is done in English.

    Teaching format

    Along with viewings that range across various audiovisual genres and forms, the course consists of lectures (in English), discussions on literature and viewings (in English), a reading diary (in English) and a final written assignment.

    Make a full semester with this course!

    This course run for first half of the semster, the other half we recommend FV1017 Postcolonial Perspectives on Audio Visual Media, 15 credits.

    Assessment

    Typically a reading diary (in English) and a final written assignment.

  • 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.
  • Contact

    Student Counsellor

    studievagledare@mail.film.su.se

    Exchange student

    exchange@ims.su.se