Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar each week for 12 weeks |
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Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in history. This subject requires the approval of the course co-ordinator.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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 Giovanni Tarantino, Dr Gordon Raeburn
Dr Gordon Raeburn
Dr Giovanni Tarantino
Sourcing Emotions: Texts, Concepts, Histories
This seminar will provide students with an opportunity to examine the ways in which a variety of scholars have approached theorising and writing about emotions. It will consider various disciplinary approaches to the topic, by reading a range of sources on how emotions are represented, constructed, practiced, and understood. A range of emotions will be explored such as anger, fear, grief, trauma, and desire as well as themes such as violence, disaster, cultural and religious encounters, and the environment. Sources will range from the late medieval and early modern to Modern Australia.
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
A seminar presentation accompanied by a 1000 word discussion paper, 20% (to be submitted within one week of the presentation) and a written research task of 4000 words, 80% (due end of semester).
Hurdle Requirement: Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to pass this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 2% per working day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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Subject readings will be available online.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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