Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Fortnightly, 2hr x 6, 24 hours total |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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Office of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Arts
This year-long subject, conducted as twelve fortnightly seminars, introduces commencing graduate students to various tools and traditions of reading, writing, researching and thinking about the past. The subject will touch on a range of key methodological approaches in the historiography over the past half century. Its intention is to refocus students' attention towards researching and communicating the past and on discussion of the broader role and claims of historical scholarship and the history profession more generally. To enable either calendar or mid-year commencement, the seminar will be divided into four modules, two per semester: Purpose, Empathy, Poetics, and Archives. Importantly, it provides a forum that will inform the current research and project development of graduate students, assisting in the framing of research questions and the development and articulation of argument and evidence. To this end, student thesis proposals and work in progress will be regularly work shopped. It is also expected that the seminar program will include presentations by guests or visiting academics that will showcase books or ideas that have shaped their own historical journeys.
Successful completion of the Research Workshop will enable students to have an enhanced awareness of the range of contemporary scholarship in the discipline or interdisciplinary area. In the assessment, students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate the contemporary research literature that is relevant to the thesis topic. The Research Workshop will also enable students to formulate and present the research proposal for confirmation.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Ph.D.- Arts |
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