Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week for 12 weeks |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||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
CoordinatorMr David Shea
Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject offers a further development of the Poetics of the Body subject offered in first year. Students broaden their theoretical and practical knowledge of the human body as constructed through discourses across the creative arts, humanities and sciences.
Over the semester students attend a programme of 12 events involving lectures, performances, film screenings, and interviews, all directly related to the Seminar topics. The events programme provides an historical overview of how the body has been understood in different philosophical, medical, scientific, visual and performing arts, and literary traditions.
Seminars include both theoretical and practical components, providing opportunities for experimentation with applications of knowledge and process.
The Poetics of the Body 2 aims to
Assessment comprising 1 written assigment (800-1,000 words) and 1 performative or practice based group project per Seminar. Assignments (25%+25%); Project (25%+25%). All assignments are due at the end of each 6 week Seminar. There is an 80% attendance hurdle.
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Poetics of the Body 2 Seminar Reader.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of the Poetics of the Body 2 subject students should be able to
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Contemporary Music) |
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Production)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre Practice)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art)
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