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Courses and degree programs

Gender-related courses at the ANU are offered at undergraduatehonours and postgraduate level.  

*Please note the Gender Institute does not run any courses but provides this information to assist interested students, for more information about these courses please contact the course convenor or the relevant school*

 

Undergraduate courses that take gender as a focus or include gender in their analysis are offered by:

Anthropology: Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective | Crossing Borders: Migration, Identity and Livelihood 

Archaeology: Thinking through the past: archaeological theory from 1950

Asian Studies: Gender and Korean History | Gender and Cultural Studies in Asia and the Pacific | North Korea: History, Culture, Politics

English: Jane Austen: History and Fiction | Televisual: Investigating Narrative Television | Literature, Law and Human Rights | Queens and Tyrants: Gender and Power in Drama 1580-1630

Gender Studies: Sex, Gender and Identity: An Introduction to Gender Studies | Reading Popular Culture: An Introduction to Cultural Studies Gender, Sex and Sexuality: An Introduction to Feminist Theory | Going Public: Sex, Sexuality and Feminism | Gender in Humanities: Reading Jane Eyre | Writing Lives: Autobiography in Fiction and Memoir

German: Gender in German Culture: From Goethe to Trans*

History: Real Men: Masculinities in Western History | Electric Citizens: The Rise of the Modern Media in the United States, 1865-2000 | Sexuality in Australian History | Rock, Sex and War: Australia's 1960s - 1970s

Law: Feminist and Critical Legal Theory

Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies: Gender and Culture in Iran and the Middle East

Pacific Studies: Gender and Sexuality in the Pacific

Political Science: Gendered Politics of War | Global Social Movements | Human Rights | Gender and Politics

Philosophy: Love, Death and Freedom | Democracy, Difference and Desire | Sex and Death: the Philosophy of Biology | Global Citizens | The Philosophy of Gender: Knowledge, Power, Bodies

Sociology: Excessive Appetites: Sociocultural Perspectives on Addiction and Drug Use | Relationships, Marriage and the Family 

 

Graduate Coursework Degrees

Gender, Sexuality and Culture is a major in the Bachelor of Arts offered by the College of Arts and Social Sciences and this specialisation can be undertaken at the honours level. The major is also available in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)

Asian and Pacific Culture, Media and Gender is a major offered by the College of Asia and the Pacific that can be taken through a Bachelor of Asian Studies or a Bachelor of Arts

Gender and Development specialisation is offered in the Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development

 

Postgraduate courses that take gender as a focus or include gender in their analysis are also offered by:

Anthropology: Gender and Cross-Cultural Perspective | Critical Issues in Gender and Development | Exploring Gender and Development | Exploring Gender, Resources and the Environment | Gender, Violence and Development

Asian Studies: Gender in Korean History

Demography: Gender and Population

English: Victorian Literature

Gender Studies: Trauma, Memory and Culture | Posthuman bodies

History: Sexuality in Australian History | Real Men: Manhood and Identity in the Western World

International Relations: Gender, War and Justice in South and Southeast Asia

 

Graduate Research

Gender, Sexuality and Culture is a postgraduate research field at the ANU and those interested in undertaking an MPhil or PhD in this area should contact the research field convenor. If you are looking to combine gender with another disciplinary field, check our People page to find potential supervisors working in your area.

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Updated:  7 November, 2012/Responsible Officer:  Convenor, Gender Institute/Page Contact:  Web manager, Gender Institute