Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 2.5 hours seminar per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
2.5 contact hours/week, 6 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
Admission to the postgraduate diploma, postgraduate certificate or fourth-year honours in German. European studies students wishing to enrol in this subject would normally have completed 37.5 points of European studies at second/third year and the language prerequisite for this subject.
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have completed 126-472 The Cultural Critics or 671-365 Modernity and the Metropolis 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 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/
CoordinatorDr Birgit Lang
This subject examines the role and representation of cities for the development of modernist literature and film in the German-speaking world. It introduces students to the different literary and intellectual cultures in Vienna and Berlin between 1890 and 1930. Students will also explore the depiction of modern European and American cities by German-speaking writers and filmmakers at the time. On completion of the subject students should have an understanding of relevant philosophical, sociological, and psychoanalytic debates and have knowledge of the representation of the modern city in literature and film.
A 10-minute class presentation 15% (due during the semester), a 1-hour mid-semester test 25% and an essay of 2500 words for third year students, 3500 words for fourth year students 60% (due at the end of the 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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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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