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Workshop Body Language for Women
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
But in body language there is only one right way: your very personal one. Because charisma and presence is not built through trained gestures - it arises when we know our very own body language possibilities and make full use of them.
In this workshop you will learn how to develop your individual body language. At the beginning we will discuss what body language is and how our own and the body language of others affects us. Then you will learn how to recognize your strengths in expression and how to position yourself self-confidently, but also how to align yourself respectfully.
An excursion into gender and performance will show you socialized stereotypical gender-behavior and its effects on body language.
The workshop always remains practice-oriented and close to everyday life: all acquired knowledge is put to the test, individualized and deepened in exercises distributed throughout the workshop.
You will be able to recognize and maintain your safe space and negotiate it, when necessary.
You can contribute to challenge gender stereotypes and biases.
Aviezer H., Trope Y., Todorov, A. : Body Cues, Not Facial Expressions, Discriminate Between Intense Positive and Negative Emotions; Science 338, 1225 (2012)
Petersen, M. & Laustsen, L.: Upper‐Body Strength and Political Egalitarianism: Twelve Conceptual Replications; International Society of Political Psychology (2018)
Optional Reading/weiterführende Literatur:
Amy Cuddy: Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, 2016
Diane Torr: Sex, Drag, and Male Roles: Investigating Gender as Performance, 2010
Alexander Todorov: Face Value: The Irresistible Influence of First Impressions, 2017
Julie Hederson: Embodying Well-Being, oder Wie man sich trotz allem wohl fühlen kann (english), 2001
Paul Ekman:Understanding emotions and feelings, 2010