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Gender Studies in Discourse Analysis

This course provides an in-depth look at Gender Studies within the framework of Discourse Analysis, utilizing an AI-enhanced interactive learning platform. It explores the crucial intersection where language and gender converge, informed by feminist theory, queer theory, and masculinity studies from thinkers like Judith Butler and R.W. Connell. The curriculum integrates Critical Discourse Analysis and Ethnography of Communication to elucidate the complex dynamics of language, gender, and power, offering insights into the construction and negotiation of gender through discourse. Key themes are investigated through the works of scholars such as Eckert and Foucault, focusing on how language both constructs and contests gender norms and identities. Practical applications are demonstrated through case studies analyzing gender in politics, the workplace, and digital spaces. This course also tackles the challenges and future directions of Gender Studies in Discourse Analysis, pushing for methodological rigor and ideological diversity. Through engaging interactive articles and the Discourse Analyzer AI assistant, students are invited to actively engage with content, select text segments, and delve deeper into understanding gender constructions and strategies for social change in a dynamic, personalized learning environment.

Theoretical Foundations of Gender Studies in Discourse Analysis - Discourse Analyzer

Theoretical Foundations of Gender Studies in Discourse Analysis

Explore the profound impact of feminist theory, queer theory, and masculinity studies on Gender Studies and Discourse Analysis, highlighting the work of Judith Butler, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, and R.W. Connell. Delve into the construction of gender identities and the dynamics of power and resistance within gender relations through the lens of language and discourse.

Key Themes and Topics in Gender Studies and Discourse Analysis - Discourse Analyzer

Key Themes and Topics in Gender Studies and Discourse Analysis

Explore the rich interplay of language and gender identity through the contributions of scholars like Eckert, McConnell-Ginet, Wood, and Foucault within Gender Studies and Discourse Analysis. Delve into how language constructs and contests gender norms, offering insights for challenging traditional gender binaries.