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Performativity, body and gender on stage

This course gives a thorough grounding in Gender Theory, as well as an interdisciplinary approach to the issues raised by Queer Theory.

The course is aimed at students from a variety of disciplines, particularly those who require advanced theoretical studies ahead of taking a Master’s degree. The course illustrates how theories that concern gender, sexuality and power can be taken up in performative theatrical productions.

Prerequisites and special admittance requirements

Bachelor's degree and English B/English 6. Applicants' knowledge of English must be documented by an international proficiency test (TOEFL test) including TWE with a minimum of 575 (paper) or 90 (Internet), or Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English, or IELTS test with a minimum of 6.5 (and no module under 5.5), or the equivalent.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars. Attendance is mandatory. If the student needs to be absent more than once, he/she will have to make up for the missed class by making an additional written assignment. 


    Examination is in the form of written home assignments.

  • 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.
  • Contact

    Study Counsellor