RHMS 431 Feminist Discourse Analysis
Content: Examination of how theories and tools of critical discourse analysis can be used to pursue feminist research questions; how gendered power is socially constructed in talk in everyday interaction (e.g., among friends and family and in institutional settings such as work, school, clinic) and media texts (e.g., news interviews or coverage, entertainment media, blogs and other social media); an interdisciplinary seminar that prepares students to produce an original scholarly research project.
Prerequisites: RHMS 100. RHMS 332 or 352 or GEND coursework strongly recommended.
Restrictions: Junior standing.
Usually offered: Annually, fall semester.
Semester credits: 4.