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: 4.5 A 1.5-hour lecture, a 1-hour tutorial and a 2-hour screening per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points of first year Cinema and/or Cultural Studies or one of the Faculty of Arts' Interdisciplinary Foundation (IDF) subjects.|
|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 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/|
CoordinatorDr Audrey Yue
This subject introduces students to film and other screen-based media (that may include television, the internet, computer games and mobile media) as objects and commodities of global circulation. It will examine the history of theoretical frameworks developed to understand this phenomenon, covering paradigms that may include colonial discourse, neocolonialism, decolonisation, Third Cinema, national cinema, the Three Worlds model and the North/South model, core-periphery models, postcolonial theory, transnational cinema, and globalisation theory. Students completing the subject will be familiar with case studies including those from global Hollywood, international film festivals, world cinema, art house imports, regional and non-Western popular screen cultures that may include examples from Japan, Hong Kong, China, Korea Thailand, India, Iran, Russia, Africa as well as socially-engaged video documentary. In 2010, the subject will focus on transnational Asian screen cultures.
Students who succesfully complete this subject will:
|Assessment:||An essay of 1000 words (25%) due mid-semester. an essay of 2000 words (50%) due at the end of the semester; a multimedia exercise (blog/wiki) equivalent to 1000 words (25%) done throughout 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 penaities which apply to this subject http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/policy/assessment/policy/penaities.html.|
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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|
Students who successfully complete this subject should
|Notes:||This subject is available to pre-2008 Bachelor of Arts students for credit into 2nd or 3rd year of the major in Cinema or Cultural Studies|
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications) |
Bachelor of Creative Arts
Diploma in Creative Arts
Graduate Diploma in Creative Arts
Cinema && Cultural Studies |
Cinema Studies Major
Cinema and Cultural Studies
Cinema and Cultural Studies
Cultural Studies Major
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