An Introduction to Deaf Women’s Studies – with the NDWI – Monday Evenings – September 2022

7th June 2022

Ref: 357318

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Mondays 7 – 9pm for 10 weeks
Course Max: 8 Learners per class

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An Introduction to Deaf Women’s Studies – with the NDWI  

This course offers an introduction to Deaf Women’s Studies, an interdisciplinary academic field that explores critical questions about the meaning of gender in society. The primary goal of this course is to familiarise learners with key issues, questions and debates in Women’s and Deaf Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. This course covers and analyses themes of gendered performance and power in a range of social spheres, such as law, culture, education, work, medicine, social policy and the family.

  • Introduction to Deaf women’s Studies
  • Deaf Women’s History in Ireland and Female Sign Variation
  • Role of Women in Irish Society
  • Sexuality and Irish Society
  • Mother and Baby Homes
  • LGBTQIA+ experiences in Ireland
  • Experiences of Balck and Asian Deaf women in Ireland
  • Intersectionality
  • Feminism and Womanism
  • Deaf women and leadership