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This subject is not offered in 2009.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and a 1.5-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: 2.5 contact hours/week, 6 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Usually admission to a honours or postgraduate diploma in art history, or MA program in art history or art curatorship|
|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
|Subject Overview:||This subject will include an analysis of the conservation issues in the preservation of ancient archaeological sites; the emergence of the professional painter restorers such as Bellini and Titian in Renaissance Italy; Ârestoration controversies such as the Sistine Ceiling; 19th century criticism by John Ruskin and Viollet-Le-Duc on how Gothic architecture should be restored; ecotourism and the art of indigenous Australian peoples; changes in conservation as a result of new technology; and the conservation of films on celluloid and video. Students should become conversant with the major debates concerning conservation and contemporary museology.|
|Assessment:||Seminar paper of 2000 words 40% (due one week after presentation), and an essay of 3000 words 60% (due in the examination period).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Formerly available as 107-040. Students who have completed 107-040 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Master of Art Curatorship (Coursework and Minor Thesis) |
Master of Cinema Management
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Cultural Material Conservation)
Art History |
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