Introduction to Gender Linguistics

This course is designed for practitioners and academics in a variety of disciplines, such as linguists, cultural scholars, sociologists, and political scientists. It addresses the key Western approaches to the gender and language studies. This course also addresses a range of critical approaches to the major works in gender linguistics. Among others, the course tackles the issues of linguistic sexism and androcentrism, “women’s” and “men’s” languages, as well as different social institutions involved in linguistic articulation of social gender and related power distributions and imbalances.

Instructor: Alexander Pershái Course dates: 18 November 2013 – 12 January 2014
Syllabus Course details Cost: FREE*