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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour film screening and a 2-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week, 6 additional hours/week. Total of 10 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the postgraduate certificate, diploma or fourth year honours in cinema studies, art history, cultural studies or gender studies.|
|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 Felicity Justine Colman
|Subject Overview:||This subject will explore visual representations of culture: aesthetic, affective, and political to explore the various levels of affect. Affect is a core concept in interpretive visual methodologies, involving the analysis of bodies within contextual frameworks. Through screen cultures, the subject will explore how affective outcomes in visual culture effects the interpretation of an array of issues, including: traditions of cultural knowledge, memory, temporal layering, spatial histories, gendered performative behaviour, ritual practices, narrative techniques, methodologies of spectatorship, auditory appreciation, social responsibilities, political actions. Topics covered will relate to contemporary aspects of screen culture and screen mediums of the 20th - 21st century. Students will develop an appreciation of the methods by which contemporary visual techniques intensify and enhance our perceptual faculties.|
|Assessment:||A team case study and presentation of 2500 words 30% (commencing at the beginning of semester and due at the end of semester) and a 2500 word research essay 70% (due at the end of semester).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Cinema Management |
Cinema Studies |
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