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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week |
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|Prerequisites:||Usually admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in history, or admission to fourth-year combined honours in American studies.|
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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 Glenn Moore
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject critically considers aspects of American nation and identity through history. Students will explore the ways in which different kinds of Americans have represented themselves as belonging to (or not) or representing the American nation. Each year the subject will focus on two or three moments in US history when the content and meaning of American nationalism was under close scrutiny and contestation. Students should complete the course having encountered some classic sites of American national representation, and having some familiarity with recent scholarship on them.
|Assessment:||A research essay of 3500 words 60% (due mid-semester) and a review essay of 1500 words 40% (due during the examination period).|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (History) |
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (History)
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