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Free Online Seminar Fall 2021: Feminist Research Methodologies and Digital Feminist Research

25.08.2021 / Created by (EMWF)

Description: This 10-week seminar is designed for students who want to start research with a feminist theoretical framework. While this course focuses on technique, it also hones in on the theoretical background of feminist research including, epistemology critiques and feminist standpoints. Course discussions will revolve around feminist theories, epistemologies and research methods within feminist frameworks. This seminar also provides an opportunity to present a research project that will allow for the students to express themselves and their research in different ways. 

More Information: Participants who successfully complete the seminar requirements will receive a certificate of satisfactory completion from the Dean of The New School for Social Research. In order to obtain a certificate of satisfactory completion, a registrant must attend at least 8 of 10 seminar sessions and participate in at least 2 seminar sessions by posing questions or raising subjects for discussion. 

Registration will remain open for the duration of the seminar. Registrants will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link each week. 

The seminar sessions will be recorded and available to registrants. 

Seminar Leaders:

Dr. Asli Kotaman

Asli Kotaman is an Associate Researcher at the University of Bonn. Her studies focus on video activism within feminist perspectives. 

Dr. Pelin Yalçinoğlu Kaplan

Pelin Yalçinoğlu Kaplan specializes in science teaching and learning and elementary education. She is one of the founders of the Eskisehir School where she is the lecturer and coordinator of the Gender Workshop.

September 30: Introduction to Feminist Methodology

October 7: Critque of Positivism, Science and Feminism

October 14: Feminist Methodology and Epistemology

October 21: Researcher’s Positionality and Issue of Objectivity in Feminist Research

October 28: Participatory Research and Ethics

November 4: Observation, Interview, Action Research

November 11: History of Feminist Movements

November 18: Feminism History in Turkey and in the Ottoman Empire

November 25: Thanksgiving Holiday in U.S. – No Class

December 2: Digital Feminist Activism and Media, A New Research Methodology for New Media, Internet-based Research

December 9: How Does a Literature Amplify the Study of Feminism?


  • Event type : Training
  • Location : Online
  • Start date : 30/08/2021
  • End date : 09/12/2021
  • Start time : 09:00


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