|Module title||Gender and language in the professional workplace|
|Module lecturer||prof. UAM dr hab. Joanna Pawelczyk|
|Faculty||Faculty of English|
on Tuesdays: 9.45-11.15
Module aim (aims)
- Examining and demonstrating the relevance of gender as a social construct in the context of workplace communication and interactions.
- Acquiring and/or developing the skills in qualitative methodology and methods
- Applying the methods of discourse analysis, conversation analysis (and others) to the study of language and interaction in the social context
- Learning the skills of transcribing interactional data
- Understanding ethics in qualitative research
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
A strong interest in the social study of language is highly recommended.
Week 1: Introduction to the study of language and interaction in the social context
Week 2: Qualitative methodology
Week 3: Discourse Analysis
Week 4: Conversation Analysis
Week 5: Transcribing social interaction
Week 6: Membership Categorization Analysis
Week 7: Thematic Analysis
Week 8: Critical Discourse Analysis
Week 9: Data session
Week 10: The concept of female genderlect as a symbolic construct
Week 11: The myth of Mars and Venus
Week 12: Social constructionism, language and gender
Week 13: Gender in the workplace: Issues and current topics
Week 14: Gender in the workplace: Leadership
Week 15: gender in the workplace: Microaggressions
Angouri, Joe and Judith Baxter. 2021. The Routledge handbook of language, gender, and sexuality. Oxon and New York: Routledge.
Benwell, Bethan and Elizabeth Stokoe. 2006. Discourse and identity. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
Burr, Vivien. 2003. Social constructionism (second edition). London: Routledge.
Caldas-Coulthard, Carmen Rosa (ed.). 2020. Innovations and challenges: Women, language and sexism. London: Routledge.
Cameron, Deborah. 2007. The myth of Mars and Venus. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Litosseliti, Lia and Jane Sunderland (eds.). 2002. Gender identity and discourse analysis. Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins.
Sidnell, Jack and Tanya Stivers (eds.). 2013. The handbook of conversation analysis. London: Blackwell Publishing.
Sue, Derald Wing. 2010. Microaggressions in everyday life. Race, gender, and sexual orientation. Hoboken, NJ.: Wiley.