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: Intensive, 3 hours x 4, total 12 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Total 85 Hours
|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 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.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Anthony Birch, Dr Eddie Paterson, Dr Elizabeth Macfarlane, Prof Kevin Brophy
Office of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Arts
This 12-hour seminar series will examine writing that explores complex ideas and issues in personal, engaging, and creative ways. These seminars will examine rhetorical, narrative, and poetic strategies of the personal essay as a contribution to public intellectual discourse, as well as the kinds of occasions that give rise to the essay (personal crises, social issues, shifts in sensibility in a society, ethical dilemmas). Some essayists we might read: Montaigne, Swift, A.D. Hope, Annie Dillard, Kate Jennings, Joan Didion, David Foster Wallace. Possible texts: Best Australian Essays: a ten year collection (black Inc 2011), The New New Journalism (Vintage 2005). This is relevant to humanities researchers directly, but could be useful to science and social science researchers who wish to explore and extend their prose techniques
To provide advanced intensive instruction in a topic or area of scholarship in the humanities, social sciences or creative arts. A student who completes this subject should have:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Ph.D.- Arts |
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