Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
2 hour seminar and 2.5 hour screening per week
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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Admission to the postgraduate certificate or diploma or fourth year honours in screen studies or screen and cultural studies, gender studies, Master of Arts and Cultural Management (Moving Image)
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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.
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CoordinatorProf Barbara Creed
This subject will examine the development of contemporary film theory from the post-1968 period to the present. Students will be expected to evaluate critically the significance of a number of the following theoretical approaches to an understanding of the cinema. These approaches will be selected from the following: semiotics, post-structuralism, feminist film theory, surrealist theory, psychoanalysis, post-auteurism, postmodernism, postcolonial, queer theory, and recent research in human/animal studies on screen. Students will attend seminars that involve a variety of approaches: close textual analysis, research, thesis writing and the presentations of papers.
Students who complete this subject will be able to:
A 2000 word tutorial paper 40% (due during the semester), and a 3000 word essay or web site 60% (due in the examination period). Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% (or 10 out of 12) classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Any student who fails to meet this hurdle without valid reason will not be eligible to pass the subject. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject. Essays submitted after the due date without an extension will be penalised 2% per day. Essays submitted after two weeks of the assessment due date without a formally approved application for special consideration or an extension will only be marked on a pass/fail basis if accepted.
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A subject reader will be available.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Students who successfully complete this subject will:
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts and Cultural Management |
100 Point Master of Arts and Cultural Management |
150 Point Moving Image
200 Point Master of Arts and Cultural Management
200 Point Moving Image
200 points Master of Arts in Professional and Applied Ethics
Screen and Cultural Studies
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