Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016: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:
36 hours per semester
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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CoordinatorDr Elizabeth Presa, Mr David Shea
Faculty of the VCA and MCM Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject explores the intricate links and parallels between the arts, science, philosophy, architecture, nature, cultural traditions, mysticism, medicine (both western and eastern), law, and economics, through understandings of the human body. The VCA campus providing a unique classroom environment for this subject, with a teaching staff of working artists, academics and guest speakers, all experts in their fields. The Poetics of the Body combines lectures and tutorials with workshops/hands-on approaches in formal and more informal creative applications of theoretical knowledge, as well as student-led collaborative projects.
The Poetics of the Body aims to:
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of the Poetics of the Body subject students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://handbook.unimelb.edu.au/breadth/|
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation) |
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Contemporary Music)
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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