Oksana Kis

historian and anthropologist, head of the Department of Social Anthropology at the Institute of Ethnology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. President of the Ukrainian Association for Research in Women’s History,  a co-founder and a vice-president of the Ukrainian Oral History Association. Prof. Kis’ research interests include Ukrainian women’s history, feminist anthropology, oral history, gender transformations in post-socialist countries.

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The late nineteenth and twentieth centuries entered history with rapid changes, such as political, economic, demographic, social, ideological, and cultural. The course makes an attempt to look at how modernization has changed men and women and their gender roles and responsibilities, and what new meanings it gave to the once-established norms. It also tackles the question of how the modernity enshrined approaches affect our present. The topics presented in this course refer to different humanitarian disciplines (women's history, cultural studies, sociology, literary studies, art studies) and to different historical contexts. They rely on a variety of sources and methods focusing on a person in their gender-based roles and interdependencies. The course will present...