Course AJP25X

Intercultural Literature Studies: Literature and Gender - Literary Theory and Criticism

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 13, 2024

On completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • use literary gender theory and concepts such as gender, sexuality, identity and power by placing these in a wider cultural, social and aesthetic context
  • present independent interpretations and analyses
  • explain their own interpretations and analyses of the literary works as well as the texts on literary criticism and literary theory
  • provide feedback on the written work of other students by way of constructive criticism and active participation in a critical debate
  • from a critical perspective on power relations, evaluate and assess the representation of contemporary events using gender theory.
Starts and ends:
week 13, 2024 - week 22, 2024
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Entry Qualifications :
  • A Bachelor degree of at least 180 credits and English 6
Selection :
Higher education credits (30-285 credits)
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
5 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Open for late application
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

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Course Coordinator
Chatarina Edfeldt