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This subject is not offered in 2008.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2.5-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||37.5 points of second/third-year subjects in German language. European studies students wishing to enrol in this subject would normally have completed 37.5 points of European studies at second/third year.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Leo Kretzenbacher
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject considers the questions: What do Germans consider funny? How does the concept of humour change over time on a European and on a German scale? Are there things like humorous universals that are being laughed at in all cultures? Students who complete this subject should have an acquaintance with the most important European traditions of humour as they are echoed in the German traditions; have a familiarity with linguistic and literary techniques of humorous communication; have the capacity to analyse forms of humour that are specific to a certain epoch according to their respective cultural backgrounds; and have an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of cultural studies.
|Assessment:||A 1000 word class paper 30% (due during the semester), and an essay of 3000 words for third year students, 4000 words for fourth year students 70% (due at the end of the semester).|
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Information Not Available
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
This subject is taught in German. Formerly available as 126-075. Students who have completed 126-075 are not eligible to enrol in this subject. This subject will only be run if there is a minimum of six participants.
Graduate Certificate in Arts (European Studies) |
Graduate Diploma in Arts (European Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (German)
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (German)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (German)
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