General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Gender and language in the professional workplace
Language EN
Module lecturer prof. UAM dr hab. Joanna Pawelczyk
Lecturer's email pasia@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position Professor
Faculty Faculty of English
Semester 2022/2023 (winter)
Duration 30
ECTS 5
USOS code 15-GALPW-AMU-PIE-11

Timetable

Collegium Heliodori

Sala Górna 

on Tuesdays: 9.45-11.15

Module aim (aims)

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

A strong interest in the social study of language is highly recommended. 

Syllabus

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

Reading list

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.