University of Wales - Swansea

University of Wales Swansea

Gender and Culture, MA


Swansea University

Swansea, Wales

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Gender and Culture, MA

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Together with other research groups, these organize weekly research seminars, as well as regular symposia and conferences, and promote innovative research and publication in their fields. This is an interdisciplinary MA scheme, co-ordinated from the English Department and taught by Gender specialists across the School of Arts and the School of Humanities (Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology, English, European Languages, History, Media Studies, Sociology and Anthropology). Compulsory Modules • Gender and Culture: An Introduction • EITHER: Study and Research Skills in the Humanities OR: Historical Methods and Approaches OR: Research and Study Skills (Social Research) Optional Modules (choose 4) • The Sexual and Textual Politics of the New Woman • British Women’s Fiction 1918-1939 • The Female Malady: Women Writing Madness • Women Writers of the 1940s • Women Writing India • Gender Trouble, the Medieval Anchorite, and Issues of Wombs and Tombs • ‘The Great Pretender’: Masculinity in Contemporary Women’s Fiction • ‘The Unsex’d Females’: Women Writers and the French Revolution • Contemporary Women’s Writing • Gendered Approaches to Myth and Fairytale • Contemporary German Women’s Writing • Gender in Contemporary European Culture • Literature in Social Context • Women and Gender in Ancient Egypt • Cultural Awareness: Policy, Practice, Analysis • Cultural Difference and Change in British Society • Cultural Systems Around the World • Cultural Difference: Reflexive Practice • Qualitative Research Methods • Quantitative Research Methods Optional modules are also available from across the English MA schemes and from schemes offered by other contributing departments.


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