FA48A Gender Issues
Spring 2020 | Ayhan Sahenk Hall | Tuesday 2:00-2:50 | Wednesday 2:00-2:50 | Thursday 2:00-2:50
This course is an introduction to scholarly work on gender across a variety of fields. Gender is a complex and often vexed topic, as well as one that brings multiple disciplines into conversation. As such, this course brings together scholars and others to discuss gender from a variety of perspectives.
Gender Studies Committee:
Course Coordinator: Aslı Tekinay
Student Coordinator: Ethan Guagliardo
Coordinating Committee: Aylin Alkaç, Cihan Yurdaün
Please direct questions about the course to firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Syllabus: FA 48A Gender Issues Syllabus
Required and optional reading materials can be downloaded from the weekly schedule.
Exams and Grading:
Gender and Politics | Yesim ARAT, BU Political Science
Discourse and Gender (2) | AKAR, continued.
Women in Contemporary Culture, Cinema and Literature | BATU
Midterm I – March 16, Monday. 18:00-19:00
Film Session: Pray the Devil Back to Hell
Women & Sciences | Betul TANBAY, BU Mathematics
Equality, discrimination, unconscious bias, sexism, ambivalent sexism | Ece OZTAN, BU Political Science
Gender division of labour; work-life balance; gender equality in the workplace | OZTAN
Midterm II – April 30, Thursday. 18:00-19:00
Sex-role theory and stereotypes about women managers | KABASAKAL
Optional: Miscellaneous References & Websites