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: One 2-hour seminar per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
An H2A (75) or above in the subject Musics of the World OR Sound, Music and the Environment, or equivalent, or permission of the coordinator.
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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|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.
CoordinatorProf Catherine Falk
This is a foundation subject for students taking honours in ethnomusicology. Discussion and seminars will centre on key issues –both historical and current - in ethnomusicology , including ethnographic representation, fieldwork methods, ethical issues in field research, and connecting musical analysis with cultural analysis. These issues will be addressed in the context of students’ concurrent engagement with designing and producing an honours dissertation.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
A case study (3000 words excluding bibliography/discography/filmography) due at the end of semester and a class presentation (50%); a 500 word ethnographic description of a performance of music in Melbourne due in week 9 (10%); a critical assessment of 1500 words of two ethnographies of music from the student’s area of personal and research interest due in week 6 (40%).
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Readings will be available online through the LMS before the commencement of the semester.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate:
Graduate Diploma in Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology) |
Graduate Diploma and Certificate Elective subjects
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