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CURSOS CON RECONOCIMIENTO ACADÉMICO TAMBIÉN PARA TITULACIONES DE GRADO, según las siguientes normativas: Normativa sobre Enseñanzas Propias de la UANormativa de reconocimiento y transferencia de créditos en estudios oficiales

45 hours, 4 curricular free-elective credits.

Teacher staff: Pilar Escabias LLoret

Dates: Monday and Tuesday from January 13 to May 11, 2015, except Tuesday, April 14.

Fee: 20 €

Schedule, classrooms, and program: See schedule, classrooms, and program

Information diplomas: Diplomas

Registration deadline: up to a few days before the start of the course, if the maximum number of students per course has not been exceeded.

Payment deadline: up to a few days before the start of the course. Exceeding the payment period will result in the cancellation of your registration. You will receive a receipt of payment in the e-mail account you've provided in your registration form, in advance so that you can complete your payment.

Internet registration: Electronic form

Requirements for obtaining the diploma: to obtain the diploma it will be necessary:

  • the attendance to all sessions (only 20% of justified absences will be allowed)
  • to pass the established assessment, if any (memory, project, etc.)

Vehicular language: English. Medium-high level, at least in listening comprehension. Their interaction in class may be bilingual. The completion of the final project may be in Spanish.


  • Schedule: 15:00 to 16:30 hours.
  • Classrooms: A2/0D24 del Aulario II


All of the themes selected in this program will be, firstly studied and analyzed generally, and then will focus, specially, on selected readings, texts and films referring to Spanish culture, history and life.


  • Gender in History: an overview. Defining the concepts
  • Gender, Sexuality and dominance
  • An Overview of Gender roles throughout Spanish History
  • Private versus public spheres: women and men
  • Writing and language. Making the Silences Speak: Gender and writing
  • Men and women and the family
  • Gender and education
  • Men, women and health
  • Men and women at work
  • Gender violence
  • The picture is political: Representation of men and women in Spanish Contemporary Popular Culture


Selected readings taken from:

Brooksbank Jones, Anny: Women in Contemporary Spain (Manchester U.P., 1997)

BG 396.2/JON/WOM

Various Authors: The Polity Reader in Gender Studies (Cambridge, Polity Press, 1994) Galerstein, Carolyn L. Women writers of Spain : an annotated bio-bibliographical guide  BG R2/B/01/LI134.2/WOM/GAL

Griffin, Gabriele: Women's employment, women's studies, and equal opportunities 1945-2001 : reports from nine European Countries BG 396.2/WOM/GRI

Morcillo, Aurora: True Catholic womanhood : gender ideology in Franco's Spain

BG 396.2/MOR/TRU

Peach, Lucinda J. Women in culture: a women's studies anthology

BG 396.2/WOM/PEA

Richardson, Diane: Introducing Women’s Studies (London, MacMillan Press, 1993)

Rosaldo, Michelle Zimbalist :Woman, culture, and society BG 396.2/WOM/ROS

Ugidos, Arantza Gender wage differentials and sample selection: evidence from Spain

EC DT-131/1994 (Economics Library)



The course will be delivered in a lecture format. Participation in the course is expected.


-  Attend classes regularly

-  Participation in class

-  Oral presentation (on the essay)

-  One 5-6 pages essay

-  Final exam



University Research Institute for Gender Studies (IUIEG)

Universidad de Alicante
Carretera San Vicente s/n
03690 San Vicente del Raspeig
Alicante (Spain)

Tel: (+34) 96 590 9415

Fax: (+34) 96 590 9803

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