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  • Locations: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • Please see application instructions for this program below.
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Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Gender Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy, Research, Social Policy, Sociology, Women's Studies Click here for a definition of this term Program: Affiliated
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Homestay, Residence Hall
Click here for a definition of this term Class Eligibility: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Pass/Fail
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Research, Study Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Program Description:
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Find out what it is like to live in a country known for its progressive norms and policies, and study the challenges and ideas within gender, equality, and sexuality in Sweden. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Explore the implications and challenges of living in a country with the world’s first self-proclaimed feminist government where ‘gender mainstreaming’ policies are highest on the agenda 
  • Visit with Swedish families raising their children in a gender-neutral manner and reflect on your own gendered upbringing 
  • Travel with your classmates and faculty on course-integrated Study Tours to examine how constructions of gender and sexuality intersect with ethnicity, race, class, and religion in Europe 
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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It's a good fit if you study:
  • GENDER STUDIES
  • ANTHROPOLOGY
  • SOCIOLOGY
  • HUMAN RIGHTS

CORE COURSE 

Gender, Equality, and Sexuality in Scandinavia 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Sweden is often referred to as the most gender equal country in the world, with generous parental leave, a high number of women in leadership positions, progressive sex education, and equal rights for homosexuals among its hallmarks. However, good intentions do not always translate into intended outcomes. We compare how concepts of gender, body, and sexuality intersect in current debates about changing family structures, children’s rights, and new ethical dilemmas across Scandinavia. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Berlin 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 

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