Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject is not offered in 2012.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 1.5 hour seminar and 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment:
2.5 contact hours/week, 5.5 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
French 4 or French 6 or French Language and Culture 1B or French Intermediate Language & Culture B or equivalent.
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Previously available as 116-024 Women & Representation in French Society. Students who have completed Women & Representation in French Society may not enrol in this subject. Students who have completed French and Francophone Societies II at level 3 are also not allowed to enrol in this subject.
|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/
This subject involves a critical analysis of the role of women in their relation to the production of creative and theoretical texts in French society. Examples include women as writers, social critics, film directors and women as subjects and objects of representation. On completion of the subject, students should be able to analyse a range of texts dealing with women, representation and gender relations in French society and have developed a historical and critical understanding of the topic. This subject is taught in French and makes use of a range of Internet materials.
A class paper of 1200 words in French subsequently written up 35% (due a week after the presentation), an essay of 1500 words in French 45% (due a week after the end of semester) and one mini-test totalling 20% (due in week 11).
This subject has the following hurdle requirements:
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day and in-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
A selection of texts in a course reader and on internet including works by: George Sand, Colette, Simone de Beauvoir, Hélène Cixous, Violette Leduc, Marguerite Duras and contemporary writers and critics.
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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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Diploma in Modern Languages (French) |
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