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Gender Perspectives on Art and Visual Culture

The course discusses current gender-theory interpretation models in art history and visual culture studies.

Special attention is paid to representations of sex and gender in Western art and visual culture from modernity to the present day. The course focuses on how sex and gender, in interaction with other identity categories, influence the production and reception of art and visual culture.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Instruction is mandatory and given in the form of seminars. The language of instruction is English.


    The course is examined on the basis of oral and written assignments, as well as a take-home examination.

  • Course literature

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