[ 307IDKWWUTK10 ] VL Interdisciplinary Knowledge and Technologies

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Cultural Science Waltraud Ernst 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)eine LVA aus dem Modul "Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten und Methoden" ODER LVA "Themen und Theorien der Kulturwissenschaften I“ ODER LVA "Themen und Theorien der Kulturwissenschaften II"
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Cultural Studies 2015W
Objectives Students get an overview on interdisciplinary accounts in the cultural studies of science and technology development. Students get an overview on different accounts in gender research in science and technology.
Subject The lecture gives an overview on central debates and results of gender research in natural and material sciences and engineering. Topics, theories and technological artefacts get analysed, as for example the co-production of gender and technology /science will be discussed: how social ideas on gender become integrated in theories and methods of science and technological development and vice versa.
Criteria for evaluation Presence and participation in discussion; reading of the selected literature; written exam on the content of the course at the end.
Methods Visual and audio presentations of international experts get discussed; preparation necessary.
Language English
Study material Knut Sorensen/Wendy Faulkner/Els Rommes: Technologies of Inclusion. Gender in the Information Society, Trondheim: Tapir Academic Press 2011;
Anne Fausto-Sterling: Sex/Gender. Biology in a Social World, New York/London: Routledge 2012;
Waltraud Ernst (Hg.): Geschlecht und Innovation. Gender Mainstreaming im Techno-Wissenschaftsbetrieb, Berlin: Lit Verlag 2010;
Jutta Weber/Corinna Bath (Hg.): Turbulente Körper, soziale Maschinen. Feministische Studien zur Technowissenschaftskultur, Opladen: Leske + Budrich 2003.
Changing subject? No
Further information The lecture is organised in connection with the course of the same title.
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 100
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority