Feminist Environmental Humanities, 7.5 credits

Feministisk miljöhumaniora, 7.5 hp

757A38

Main field of study

Gender Studies

Course level

Second cycle

Course type

Single subject and programme course

Examiner

Jami Weinstein

Course coordinator

Jami Weinstein

Director of studies or equivalent

Edyta Just
Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus ECV
F7MGR Gender Studies - Intersectionality and Change, Master´s Programme 3 (Autumn 2022) 202244-202248 English E
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary

Main field of study

Gender Studies

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level

A1N

Course offered for

  • Master´s Programme in Gender Studies - Intersectionality and Change

Specific information

 

 

Entry requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in humanities or social sciences
  • English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (Engelska 6/B)
    (Exemption from Swedish)

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should, on an advanced level, be able to:

  • critically account for key theoretical concepts and issues in the field of feminist environmental humanities and make comparisons between a selection of theoretical perspectives in the field  
  • critically account for and analyse the relation between the research fields of gender studies and environmental humanities  
  • apply selected theoretical perspectives and concepts from the course in an individual written assignment on a topic relevant for the field of feminist environmental humanities

Course content

The course provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of environmental humanities, with an emphasis on feminist environmental humanities. The course provides av overview of the development of the field and key perspectives, focusing especially on themes related to gender and social justice. Key concepts in the course include ecofeminism, posthumanism and postcolonial environmental critique. The course applies an intersectional gender perspective. 

Teaching and working methods

The teaching consists of pre-recorded lectures, online seminars, and group assignments. In addition, the student should conduct self-study.

Examination

The examination consists of:

  • active participation in online seminars, grading: EC
  • written assignments, grading: EC
  • individual written assignment, grading: EC

The grade for the individual written assignment determines the final grade for the course.

Detailed information about the examination can be found in the course’s study guide.
 

If special circumstances prevail, and if it is possible with consideration of the nature of the compulsory component, the examiner may decide to replace the compulsory component with another equivalent component.

If the LiU coordinator for students with disabilities has granted a student the right to an adapted examination for a written examination in an examination hall, the student has the right to it. If the coordinator has instead recommended for the student an adapted examination or alternative form of examination, the examiner may grant this if the examiner assesses that it is possible, based on consideration of the course objectives.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course twice are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

Grades

ECTS, EC

Other information

Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus. 

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.

Department

Institutionen för Tema
Code Name Scope Grading scale
UPG1 Written report 3 credits EC
PART Participation 0.5 credits EC
EXA2 Individual Exam 4 credits EC
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