Nederlandse Onderzoekschool voor Theologie en Religiewetenschap
Netherlands School for Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion

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Intensive Text Reading Seminar ‘The Challenge of Difference’

2018-2019

Teaching staff: prof. dr. A.J.A.C.M. (Anne-Marie) Korte (UU).
Course description: This intensive text reading seminar aims to explore formative texts for the interdisciplinary study of religion within the humanities and the qualitative and conceptual studies in the social sciences, in particular from gender-critical, postcolonial, and post-secular perspectives. It focuses on the multiple and changing manifestations of religion in diverse social and cultural contexts, and it investigates gender at the intersection of feminist, sexuality, queer, masculinity and diversity studies.
Course objectives: The course aims at supporting the participants during their research by introducing them to current issues of scholarly debate and by developing their dissertation skills through participation in expert meetings.
Final qualifications:

  • The participant is able to assess and to discuss theoretical and methodical aspects of research in the interdisciplinary study of religion, in particular from gender-critical, postcolonial, and post-secular perspectives.
  • The participant is able to participate in collegial discussions of ReMA or PhD research in progress and to relate his or her own research project to current main debates in the interdisciplinary study of religion.

Required reading: Selected readings concerning current debates in the interdisciplinary study of religion, in particular, those informed by gender-critical, postcolonial, and post-secular perspectives (to be announced).
Assessment methods: Active participation, assessment of presentations and other assignments.
Teaching methods: Reading assignments, short lectures, presentations, responses and discussions.
Participation and registration: Once you have created a personal account on this website and have logged-in, you can register for this Research Seminar by clicking the green “Register for this item” button on the right. If you have participated in this Research Seminar in the previous academic year, please register again for the new academic year.
Costs: Participation is free for ReMA students and PhD candidates registered at NOSTER or at any other research school in the Humanities. For others, the fees are €250. For more information about membership and costs, click here (for ReMA students) or here (for PhD candidates).
Credits: 0.5 EC per meeting.
Place: Utrecht.
Credits and workload: 5.0 EC. There are 10 sessions per year. Preparation for and participation in each session takes c. 14 hours altogether. You will receive 0.5 EC for active participation in each session.
Course-specific admission requirements: The course is open to PhD candidates and ReMA students involved or interested in the study of religion and gender within the humanities and/or the qualitative and conceptual studies in the social sciences.

 

Dates:

  • 21 Sep 2018 10:30 12:30
    In Nijmegen, as part of the NOSTER Opening of the Academic Year. Erasmusplein 1, Nijmegen.
  • 09 Aug 2018 14:00 17:00
    Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Nederland
  • 14 Dec 2018 14:00 17:00
    Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Nederland
  • 18 Jan 2019 14:00 17:00
    Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Nederland
  • 15 Feb 2019 14:00 17:00
    Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Nederland
  • 15 Mar 2019 14:00 17:00
    Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Nederland
  • 12 Apr 2019 14:00 17:00
    Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Nederland
  • 17 May 2019 14:00 17:00
    Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Nederland
  • 21 Jun 2019 14:00 17:00
    Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Nederland
  • 12 Jul 2019 14:00 17:00
    Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Nederland

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Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Nederland
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