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 lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week and a film screening |
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 and Culture B or equivalent.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
Students who have completed French Cinema at second year level are not allowed to enrol in this subject.
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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 Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Themes covered in this subject will include the New Wave in its social context; "auteur" theory; cinematographic language; representations of social change; the postmodern French thriller ("polar"). Students will be responsible for viewing the films in the corpus in their own time. On completion of the subject students should demonstrate familiarity with the practices and theoretical concerns of New Wave and post-New Wave film-makers in France, be able to analyse the social and cultural processes represented in selected films from the period studied, demonstrate an awareness of postmodern film criticism, communicate the results of their research and analysis in both oral and written forms. The subject will be taught in French.
A 1000-word film analysis 30% (due before mid-semester), a 1000-word class paper 30% (due during the semester) and a 2000-word research essay 40% (due at the end of semester).
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.
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Materials supplied by the School
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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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