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Visual culture studies 211


 
Modulekode VKK 211
Kwalifikasie Undergraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Humanities
Module-inhoud

Gender, sexuality and visual representation
Introduction to the representation of sex, gender and sexuality in visual culture.  Gender theory and terminology related to feminism, masculinity studies and lbgtq theory (lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgendered, queer) are unpacked. Themes and issues in gender and identity politics such as the male hero, the nude in late 19th century art, the femme fatale, hysteria, androgyny and transsexuality are dealt with. Sexuality and gender issues across a range of visual cultural such as soaps, sitcoms, artworks, advertisements, fashion, music videos and films are addressed.

Modulekrediete 20.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 discussion class per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Visual Arts
Period of presentation Semester 1

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