Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:November, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty site visits in Paris, twenty lectures in Paris and three lectures in Melbourne |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:|| French Language and Culture 1B or French Intermediate Language & Culture B or equivalent |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||none|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| Students who have completed the following subject are not allowed to enrol in this subject. |
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests 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 for this entry.
This subject requires overseas travel.
CoordinatorDr Jacqueline Dutton
This intensive three week study abroad subject will be taught in Paris and examines in detail the development of the idea of the city as spectacle in the 19th century. From the Revolution through to the Belle Epoque, successive regimes promoted the image of Paris as centre of innovation and culture in Europe and the New World. This course will use an interdisciplinary approach to ascertain how this image was constructed. The novels and art of the times will be used to study significant social themes and issues of the 19th century such as the rise of consumerism, alcoholism, the role of women, prostitution, the cult of the dead, fear of the working classes and the impact of science and technology. The course will be taught in conjunction with specialists in art and literature from the French Ministry of Education. Students who complete this course will have gained a deeper understanding of a culture and language other than their own and have developed skills in manipulating various media.
|Assessment:||completion of four sets of questions on novels 10%, 20 minute oral presentation 35%, 2000 word assignment 50% and participation in French 5%|
|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|
|Notes:||Special entry conditions apply. Students should contact the School of Languages and Linguistics for further details. Subject will be taught intensively in November/December 2010. The subject dates and HECS/course fee census date for this subject change each year. Check your enrolment record for the correct census date for this subject.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (French) |
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