GENDER STORY (LM)

GENDER STORY (LM)

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Code
98453
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 9917 HISTORICAL SCIENCES (LM-84) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-STO/01
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (HISTORICAL SCIENCES)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course will address the main topics related to gender history and discussed by scholarly literature, (especially the more recent studies). In particular, the lessons will focus on the role of women and the relationships within families and society along the medieval centuries with special attention the the period spanning the twelfth to fifteenth centuries.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at providing students with historiogaphical and theoretical tools for the analysis and construction of gender in the Middle Ages (fifth to fifteenth centuries) and to additionally illustrate the general framework of reseach on the role of women in distinct local and territorial contexts in specific time periods.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at instructing students on how to read sources and scholarly literature which deal with aspects of gender and to provide the theoretical tools for the analysis and construction of gender in the Middle Ages (fifth-fifteenth centuries), by providing an introductory picture of scholarship on women in distinct local and territorial contexts and in specific time periods. At the end of the course the students will be able to read sources as well as scholarly literature critically, and contextualize the gender pespective when applied to history.

PREREQUISITES

No pre-requisites are required.

Teaching methods

Frontal classes. Slides will be shown during lectures; part of the material will be provided in class, part will be available on Aulaweb. Scheduled presentations by the students.

Falls the course is held as distance teaching, this teaching will take place on Teams platform, code: lp8y9sw

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

An overview of gender history relative to the Middle Ages, interpretative categories, historiographical updates.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Compulsory texts:

D. Lett, Uomini e donne nel Medioevo, il Mulino 2013.

and one of the following books:

1) Violenza alle donne. Una prospettiva medievale, a cura di A. Esposito, F. Franceschi, G. Piccinni, il Mulino 2018 (seven chapters to choose from).

2) Donne, famiglie e patrimoni a Genova e in Liguria nei secoli XII e XIII, a cura di P. Guglielmotti, Genova, Società ligure di storia patria,  2020, available on https://www.storiapatriagenova.it/BD_vs_contenitore.aspx?Id_Scheda_Bibliografica_Padre=6234&Id_Progetto=0 (five chapters to choose from)

A list of reading suggestions and links useful for furthering the knowledge on the topic will be available on Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment.: it's necessary to write to the teacher.

Exam Board

PAOLA GUGLIELMOTTI (President)

ANTONELLA ROVERE

ANDREA MACCHIAVELLO (Substitute)

DENISE BEZZINA (Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal classes. Slides will be shown during lectures; part of the material will be provided in class, part will be available on Aulaweb. Scheduled presentations by the students.

Falls the course is held as distance teaching, this teaching will take place on Teams platform, code: lp8y9sw

LESSONS START

Monday, 2021, 15 Febr.

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam.

Assessment methods

 

The oral exam will test the student's knowledge of the main gender dynamics both along the Middle Ages, and in more circumscribed contexts, as well as of the historiographical and methodological approaches illustrated during the course and in the texts. The use of an appropriate terminology will also be assessed. Presentations delivered by the students during class or as a written assignment, as outlined by the lecturers, will be considered during the evaluation.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
11/05/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale
27/05/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale
14/06/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale
06/07/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale
14/09/2021 10:00 GENOVA Orale