Race, Class and Gender

The details
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 5
Thursday 08 October 2020
Friday 02 July 2021
29 June 2020


Requisites for this module
HU200, HU201



Key module for

BA V3R9 Art History with Modern Languages,
BA VR3B Art History with Modern Languages (Including Foundation Year and Year Abroad)

Module description

This module looks at the way different aspects of gender, race and class interact in relation to various forms of inequality and identity. It is divided into four parts: The first considers the tradition of class analysis, and its associated problems; the second considers citizenship as an approach to inequality, based on the claims the individuals can make on the state; the third looks at the rights of non-citizens and the idea of post-national society; the fourth considers all in relation to identity.

Module aims

By the end of the course you should have a good understanding of the concepts of race class and gender, and of their interconnections in relation to different aspects of social inequality.

Module learning outcomes

You will have a basic grasp of some of the problems associated with class analysis; an understanding of citizenship rights in relation to inclusion and exclusion; some acquaintance with debates about an emergent post-national society; and an appreciation of the significance of ‘identity’ in each of these areas.

Module information

Please note that assessment information is currently showing for 2019-20 and will be updated in September.

Learning and teaching methods

1 Hour Lecture & 1 Hour Class


This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non-essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework   Essay 1     50% 
Coursework   Essay 2     50% 
Exam  180 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main) 

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
50% 50%


Coursework Exam
50% 50%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Prof Lydia Morris, email:
Dr Carlos Gigoux & GTA's
Jane Harper, Student Administrator, Telephone: 01206 873052



External examiner

Dr Monika Krause
London School of Economics
Available via Moodle
Of 103 hours, 63 (61.2%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
40 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).


Further information

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