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.
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?
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.