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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Total Time Commitment: Not available|
|Prerequisites:||12.5 points of first year theatre studies.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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
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This subject draws on gender theory to investigate the ways in which gender is performed in the theatre and inscribed in playtexts. It examines the representation and construction of masculinity and femininity in the theatre from classical times to the present through a study of selected plays and theatrical performances. Students are encouraged to consider the relation between performative representations of gender on stage and the lived experience of gendered subjects in history.
|Assessment:||A written essay of 2500 words 50% (due at the end of semester), a seminar presentation of 1500 words 40% (due one week after presentation) and seminar participation 10%. A hurdle requirement of a minimum 80% attendance required.|
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|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
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Formerly available as 760-214 Performing Gender. Students who have completed 760-214 are not permitted to enrol in this subject. This subject is available to Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Creative Arts students and may be credited towards a theatre studies major in either course and as an elective subject towards the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Gender Studies.
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