Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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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: A 1.5-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Total Time Commitment: 8.5 hours per week: total time commitment 102 hours
|Prerequisites:|| Completion of at least 12.5 points of second year history |
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||131-041 The Renaissance in Italy or 131-232 or 131-332|
|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 course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Catherine Kovesi
This subject examines the social, political and cultural history of the many central and northern Italian towns which participated in the culture of the Renaissance, with special case studies of Florence and Venice. Major themes explored are politics and urbanisation. art, architecture and patronage. religion and popular beliefs. the family and gender roles. luxury and consumption. humanism and education. Students should complete this subject with a well-rounded picture of the Renaissance as a social and cultural context which has left a profound impact upon European culture of the succeeding centuries, including our own.
|Assessment:||A research essay 2000 words 50% (due mid-semester), a reflective historical journal 2000 words 50% (due during the exam period). Hurdle requirement: Students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order pass this subject.|
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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|
|Notes:||Formerly available as 131-232/332. Students who have completed 131-232 or 131-332 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Ancient, Medieval && Early Modern Studies Major |
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