Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
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 1-hour lecture and a 2-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||87.5 points of first year study.|
|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 Denise Varney
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject is a study of the representation of women in art, film, theatre and writing. Students of this subject will explore a variety of feminist critical strategies in the study of historical and contemporary works created by both male and female artists. The subject will be taught by specialists from each of the creative arts areas and students will be required to submit work that covers more than one art form.
|Assessment:||Written work equivalent to a total of 4000 words, including an essay of 2000 words 50% (due at the end of semester) and class participation and presentation including a one page summary 10%, and a seminar paper of 1600 words 40% (due in class through individual negotiation). A hurdle requirement of a minimum 80% attendance is required.Assessment submitted late without an approved formal extension will be penalised at 2% per day. Students who fail to submit up to 2-weeks after the final due date without a formal extension and/or special consideration will receive a fail grade for the piece of assessment.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:A subject reader will be available for purchase.|
|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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
This is an interdisciplinary studies subject. It may be credited to any subject area for the purposes of completing a major. BA students may credit this subject to a gender studies major.
Bachelor of Creative Arts |
Bachelor of Creative Arts and Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Creative Arts and Bachelor of Teaching
Diploma in Arts (Gender Studies)
Diploma in Creative Arts
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Gender Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Gender Studies)
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