Gender, (Im)politeness and Power in Language

  • Course code: UPNQ9W-30-3
  • Credit number: 30
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Course description: Topics covered in the course are: Introduction to discourse, Doing discourse analysis, Women are from Venus-Variation in discourse, The myth of Mars and Venus , From ‘difference’ to ‘performance’, Gender as constructed in and by language, Sexuality/Queer theory, Introduction to the concept of politeness, Politeness Theories and gender, Impoliteness, The dynamics of impoliteness as a situated concept, Gender, impoliteness and power in everyday and institutional talk, Gender and Gendered in online and workplace contexts.

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