Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: Total time commitment 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Usually admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in history (or in a relevant program) or enrolment in a relevant coursework Masters program|
|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 Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
ContactDR MEGAN CASSIDY-WELCH firstname.lastname@example.org
This seminar examines representations, understandings and uses of the body in medieval Europe from c. 1000-1300. Topics may include: the gendering of male and female bodies; saints and relics; Christ's body; the dead body; bodies in medical discourse; the Jewish body; bodies in the cosmological order of things; monstrous bodies and deformity; deviance and punishment and the physical body. Students completing this unit should be able to engage critically with historical understandings of the body in a medieval and context. demonstrate familiarity with the principal sources for the study of the medieval and Renaissance body. and demonstrate an understanding of the main debates about the body as a subject of historical enquiry.
Students who successfully complete this subject should...
|Assessment:||A 5000 word essay to be submitted during the examination period at the end of semester (worth 100%)|
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A subject reader will be available
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject should
Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies |
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
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