Category: Gender Studies

Introduction to Gender Studies for International Business and Economics

This interactive lecture was taught in English at the University of Klagenfurt in 2021S and 2022S Content Basic concepts of gender studies within the area of work and organisation. Amongst others: gender vs. sex gendered organisation intersectionality decolonial approaches heteronormativity and queer studies men and masculinities Learning goals By the end of the course, students […]

SE Lean in and freeze your eggs: The gendered nature of work in the 21st century

This course was taught in summer term 2019 as well as winter term 2020 at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt Content In recent years successful business leaders suggested that all it takes for women to pursue a career is to “Lean in” (Sheryl Sandberg) and make it work. Moreover, businesses offer their female employees the chance to […]

Gender & Diversity in the International Context

taught in Englisch in winter term 2018 at Freie-Universität Berlin Content Social categories such as “gender”, “social class”, “ethnicity” or “religion” play a major role in organizations and societies. They are based on a historically and culturally produced order and are associated with stereotyping and hierarchization. It is important to understand these socio-cultural classification processes […]

Introduction to Theories and Methods of Gender Studies

This introductory seminar course was taught in German at University of Klagenfurt in winter term 2018. The course adresses fundamental gender studies’ topics. Students read key texts (with guidance) and discuss concepts. Amongst these concepts and topics are Why do we need gender studies? What is the sense of gender equality policy and the advancement […]