Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Contact Hours: 4.5 A 1.5-hour lecture, a 1-hour tutorial and a 2-hour screening per week.
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Completion of 37.5 points of level two subjects in Cinema and/or Cultural Studies and enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts or Graduate Diploma in Arts. Bachelor of Arts students should endeavour to take the capstone in their final semester of study after completion of 25 points at third year.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:
|This subject is only available to students completing the final year of a major in Cinema and Cultural Studies, or those in the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Cinema or Cultural Studies).
|Non Allowed Subjects:
|106-064 Contemporary Cultural Studies
|Core Participation Requirements:
|For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the 3Disability Liaison Unit website: 4http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Chris Healy, Prof Jeanette Hoorn
This subject introduces students to some of the major theoretical and traditions in the field. A focus on historical, textual, ethnographic, institutional and other theories will be grounded in a focus on Australian national cinema and culture. These theoretical traditions will be resources used by students to produce detailed and specific studies of contemporary cinema and cultural practices. By apprehending diverse theoretical accounts of cinema and cultural studies in relation to Australian screen and cultural practices, students will engage with some of the significant problems of the cultures we inhabit.
Students who successfully complte this subject should:
|An essay submitted in an online blog format 1500 words 40% (due during the semester). A written research essay 2500 words 60% (due at the end of the semester). Students must attend a minimum of 10 tutorials in order to submit their work for assessment. Students are advised to consult the following web address for details of assessment penalties which apply to this subject http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/policy/assessment/policy/penalties.html.
A subject reader will be available.
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
|As a result of attendance at scheduled classes, participation in planned activities and timely completion of assignments, students should acquire skills in the following areas:
|Students who have completed 106-064 Contemporary Cultural Studies are not eligible to enrol in this subject. This capstone subject is compulsory for students completing a major in Cinema, Cultural Studies or Cinema and Cultural Studies.
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications)
Cinema && Cultural Studies
Cinema Studies Major
Cinema and Cultural Studies
Cultural Studies Major
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