Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2.5 A 1.5-hor lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 102
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points at second year in Cinema and/or Cultyural Studies.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||106-057 From Rock to Rave: Cultural Formations; 670-330 From Rock to Rave; Cultural Formations|
|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
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides an overview of cultural studies approaches to contemporary popular music. Students will be introduced to the interdisciplinary traditions of scholarship that have emerged in the study of popular music's relationship to its sociocultural contexts. The subject will also provide students with the analytical skills and methodological confidence to undertake small-scale studies on contemporary musical practices. Topics will include youth subcultures, postmodern sensibilities in rock, Australian musical production, the music industry, contemporary Aboriginal music, world music, Hollywood musicals, and music-video.|
|Objectives:||Students who successfully complete this subject will: |
|Assessment:||All students will be required to give a formal 10-minute class presentation during one tutorial, and submit an essay of 1200 words 30% (due mid-semester) and an essay of 2800 words 70% (due at the end of 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.|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available.|
|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|
|Generic Skills:||Students who successfully complete this subject will: |
|Notes:||This subject is available to students enrolled in the BA prior to 2008 at either 2nd or 3rd year level and can be credited to a major in either Cinema or Cultural Studies. Students who have completed 106-057 or 670-330 From Rock to Rave: Cultural Formations are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications) |
Cinema && Cultural Studies |
Cinema Studies Major
Cinema and Cultural Studies
Cinema and Cultural Studies
Cultural Studies Major
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