|Academic Unit:||Social Anthropology and History|
|Level of studies:||Postgraduate|
|Course Title:||Gender and migration|
|Independent teaching activities||Weekly teaching hours||Credits|
|Course type:||Special background|
|Language of instruction and examinations:||Greek|
|Is the course offered to erasmus students:||Yes|
|Course website (Url):||https://en.sah.aegean.gr/graduate-programs/ma-in-gender-culture-and-society/courses-offered/fpk-5/|
(2) LEARNING OUTCOMES
Students are expected to develop a critical, anthropological perspective on the articulation of gender and migration. Using the concept of mobility in the globalized environment students will be able to discern various forms of migration and examine gender’s constitutive role in shaping these formations. Students are aimed to:
Discern the concepts of mobility, migration and refugyness, and mark the differences between local, ethnic, national and tracial formations regarding migration
Recognize ethno-cultural contexts in the formation of gendered mobility’s conceptualizations and practices
Recognize the influence of global, national and local ideas in women’s mobility practices.
Understand the articulation of gender and “race” in the constitution of racialized diasporas
Collect and analyse field data regarding immigration, and reflect on the gendered, moral and political dimensions of methods of collecting these data.
This course aims to:
Produce free, creative and inductive thinking
Cultivate respect for difference, multiculturalism and show social and professional responsibility and sensitivity to migration, racism, and gender issues.
Search for analysis, synthesis of data and information with the use of the necessary technology
Team work and working independently
Criticism and self-criticism
This course focuses on an anthropological perspective regarding the articulation of gender and mobility (especially migration). It examines how gender informs locally, ethnically and trans-nationally constructed ideas about «migration» and explores the construction of “migrants” as passive subjects or active agents in related ethnographic work. Using examples concerning diasporic, migrant and refugee groups from all over the world, but especially European countries, it aims to further study aspects of religion, kinship, politics and sexuality as they are interconnected to culturally specific gender ideas. Finally, it focuses on racist, racialized and national discourses and practices and explores gender aspects in their formation and content.
(4) TEACHING and LEARNING METHODS – EVALUATION
|Use of information and communications technology :||Use of ICT in teaching and communication with students.|
|Teaching methods:||Activity||Semester workload|
|Student performance evaluation:||Language of evaluation: Greek|
(5) ATTACHED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Abu-Lughod, Lila. 2002. “Do Muslim Women really Need Saving? Anthropological Reflections on Cultural Relativism and Its Others”. American Anthropologist 104(3): 783-790.
Blee, Kathleen. 2003. Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement. Cambridge: University of California Press.
Gingrich, Andre. 2006. “Neo-nationalism and the Reconfiguration of Europe”. Social Anthropology 14 (2): 195-217.
Hirschkind, Charles και Saba Mahmood. 2002. “Feminism, the Taliban and Politics of Counter-Insurgency”. Anthropological Quarterly 75(2): 339-354.
Ηο, Christina. 2006. “Migration as Feminisation? Chinese Women’s Experiences of Work and Family in Australia”. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 32 (3): 497-514.
Malkki, Liisa. 1996. “Speechless Emissaries: Refugees, Humanitarianism and Dehistoricization”. Cultural Anthropology 11(3): 377-404.
Parla, Ayse. 2009. “Remembering Across the Border: Post-socialist Nostalgia among Turkish Immigrants from Bulgaria”. American Ethnologist 36(4): 750-747.
Parrenas, Rhacel S. 2005. Children of Global Migration: Transnational Families and Gendered Woes. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Qureshi, Kavery. 2013. “Sabar: Body Politics among Middle-Aged Migrant Pakistani Women”. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 19: 120-137.
Riedel, Brian. 2009. “Stolen Kisses: Homophobia as “Racism” in Contemporary Urban Greece”. Στο D. Murray (επιμ.) Homophobias: Lust and Lothing Across Time and Space. Durham και London: Duke University Press. Σελ. 82-104.
Stocke, Verena. 1995. “Talking Culture: New Boundaries, New Rhetorics of Exclusion in Europe”. Current Anthropology 36: 1-24.
Related academic journals:
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Journal of Refugee Studies