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.
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.
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.