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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 1.5-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week and film screening |
Total Time Commitment: 2.5 contact hours/week , 5.5 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||French Language and Culture 1B|
|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 Andrew James Mcgregor
ContactDr Andrew McGregor
|Subject Overview:||Themes covered in this subject will include the New Wave in its social context; 'auteur' theory; cinematographic language; representations of social change; the postmodern French thriller ('polar'). Students will be responsible for viewing the films in the corpus in their own time. On completion of the subject students should demonstrate familiarity with the practices and theoretical concerns of New Wave and post-New Wave film-makers in France; be able to analyse the social and cultural processes represented in selected films from the period studied; demonstrate an awareness of postmodern film criticism; communicate the results of their research and analysis in both oral and written forms. The subject will be taught in French.|
|Assessment:||A 1000-word film analysis 30% (due before mid-semester); a 1000-word class paper subsequently written up 30% (due during the semester); and a 2000-word research essay 40% (due at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Materials supplied by the School |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Diploma in Modern Languages (French) |
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