The Central European Studies program offers you a series of specially designed courses in a wide range of academic disciplines taught in English by local faculty. There is no language prerequisite, but students are encouraged to take a Czech language course. There will be some Czech language basics built into the on-site orientation to help with cultural adjustment and immersion.
Women’s and Gender Studies
Stockholm, a major city founded more than 700 years ago, combines old-world charm with the vibrant life of a modern European capital. Choose a core course from 11 academic programs and select from over 50 upper-level elective courses. All courses are taught in English. Areas of study include Gender and Sexuality, Economics, International Studies, Literature, Biomedicine, Neuroscience, Psychology, Public Health, Political Science, and Swedish Language and Culture.
This program will run again in summer 2023.
Who we are and what we do, monarchies and museums, churches and brothels, detective novels and Shakespeare’ plays, all are shaped by gender.
The University of Waikato is ranked among the top 2% of universities worldwide, with a triple crown accredited (including AACSB) business school and an emphasis on experiential learning like internships and student research. It is committed to delivering a world-class education and research portfolio, providing a full and dynamic university experience, distinctive in character, and pursuing strong international links to advance knowledge. The campus culture is diverse, friendly, relaxed, sustainability-conscious and class sizes are typically small.
This course explores a wide variety of British murder mystery novels and TV crime dramas from feminist and critical race perspectives. The selected novels and TV shows are set across an array of historical times and places in England, further affording us opportunity to explore British history and culture, the changing roles of gender, race, and class in the UK throughout the years, and British social institutions and issues such as the legal and penal system, violence, gender and racial equality, employment, and education.