Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours per semester |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours per semester
|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. |
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This subject offers a further development of the Poetics of the Body subject offered in first year. Students broaden their theoretical and practical knowledge of the human body as constructed through discourses across the creative arts, humanities and sciences.
Over the semester students attend a programme of 12 events involving lectures, performances, film screenings, and interviews, all directly related to the Seminar topics. The events programme provides an historical overview of how the body has been understood in different philosophical, medical, scientific, visual and performing arts, and literary traditions from the ancient Greeks through to contemporary philosophy with its focus on Feminist, Phenomenological, Psychoanalytic and Ecological theories. They will be presented by practitioners, academics and researchers form the Arts, Sciences and Social Sciences.
Students choose 2 of the following 6 week interdisciplinary Seminars:
Additional seminars may be offered.
Seminars include both theoretical and practical components, providing opportunities for experimentation with applications of knowledge and process.
The Poetics of the Body 2 aims to
|Assessment:||Assessment comprising 1 written assigment (800-1,000 words) and 1 performative or practice based group project per Seminar. Assignments (25%+25%); Project (25%+25%). All assignments are due at the end of each 6 week Seminar. There is an 80% attendance hurdle.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Poetics of the Body 2 Seminar Reader.|
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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.
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At the completion of the Poetics of the Body 2 subject students should be able to
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Poetics of the Body |
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