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  • Ensemble Filmmaking, Art and IndustrySCRN20014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject re-thinks the enduring notion of authorship and its central place in the production and reception of films and other screen media. Through a detailed examination of films and filmmakers operating in global art cinema and Hollywood, students will encounter critical ideas about authors...

  • Variation in Japanese LanguageJAPN30012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The diversity of language within Japanese, be it phonetical, lexical, morphological, grammatical and strategical, exist according to the speaker’s gender, age, hometown and type of communication one is engaged in. To ensure successful communication in Japanese, one must learn not only the ‘standa...

  • Law, Justice and Social ChangeSOLS20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Law, Justice and Social Change examines the ways in which law can be seen and used as both an instrument of positive social change and yet also as a means of confirming existing social arrangements and resisting social change. Through a series of case studies, it critically reflects on the key go...

  • Latin 5CLAS30013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who commenced the Latin stream with no prior knowledge of the language and have completed Latin 1, Latin 2, Latin 3, and Latin 4. Students examine Roman prose fiction through study of the Cena Trimalchionis from the Satyricon of Petronius. In addition, work i...

  • Modern Art: The Politics of the NewAHIS10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores a selection of artists, movements and themes in art from the late 19th century to the present day. It will examine such topics as cross-cultural interaction and its impact on art, the advent of new artistic techniques including photography and installation art, the depiction...

  • Italian 5AITAL30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject students will be exposed to, and will work through, a number of different styles and registers. Students will undertake the study of selected literary and non-literary texts for the purpose of extending vocabulary and practising Italian conversation. By the end of the semester, st...

  • Asian Cinema and MediaCULS30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject focuses on contemporary Asian cinema and media with a special emphasis on their transnational aspects. Students will encounter examples mainly from cinema (both popular and 'art' film), but the subject also engages with other forms of media culture like television, computer games, mu...

  • Diversity: Identities in IndonesiaINDO10011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Indonesia is well-known for its cultural, linguistic and religious diversity. Additional social groupings – both mainstream and subaltern – based on class, gender and sexual identities also contribute to the multifaceted character of Indonesia’s social and political landscape. In this subject stu...

  • Modern Israel: Good Bad and DisputedJEWI20007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will examine and focus on modern Israeli history, beginning with the first decade of Israeli statehood and evaluating the nation-building process, the formation of state institutions and the evolution of a democratic regime. Also discussed will be the disparity that became evident be...

  • Understanding Islam and Muslim SocietiesISLM10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is an introductory subject that exposes students to the basic and fundamental beliefs and practices that constitute the fabric of the Islamic world. Students will be able to explore relationships and differences between the key teachings of Islam and the customary practices of Muslims. In do...

  • Intensive French 3 and 4FREN20018

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    Intensive French 3 and 4 is designed to provide students with a systematic revision and consolidation of the essential structures of French. Classes will present grammar, syntax and vocabulary in meaningful situations. The subject also stresses the productive aspect of language use in practical s...

  • Italian Cultural Studies BITAL20001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject allows students to study key aspects of Italian culture, primarily through the analysis of specific literary texts and/or films. Students will also have the opportunity to study the development of Italian society. By the end of the subject, students should have been introduced to a n...

  • Latin 5CLAS20030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who commenced the Latin stream with some previous knowledge of Latin (VCE level or equivalent) and have completed Latin 4. Students examine Roman prose fiction through study of the Cena Trimalchionis from the Satyricon of Petronius. In addition, work is under...

  • Arabic in Context 2ARBC30001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to cultivate understanding of Arabic language in use, and to equip students with sound communication skills. We will consider key features of Arabic discourse and regional and social peculiarities. Students will engage in activities to enhance their sociocultural and pragmatic c...

  • French 7FREN20019

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Following the focus on advanced oral skills at French 6, students will now develop advanced writing skills. Building on their mastery of résumé and synthèse acquired in previous subjects students will learn how to structure and present more developed essays. This will be done working with the the...

  • Romancing the MedievalENGL30046

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject develops two main threads. It introduces students to one of the main genres of medieval literature, the romance, with a special focus on the representation of love, sex, and desire in the Middle Ages, and especially the works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Malory and the author of Sir G...

  • Language and Power in Asian SocietiesASIA10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines the intimate relationship between language and society in the historical and contemporary contexts of three internationally strategic regions: East Asia, insular Southeast Asia, and the Arabic world. It will explore recurring themes such as the relationship of language to po...

  • Developmental PsychologyPSYC20008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines cognitive, biological, and social developmental psychology in infancy, childhood and adolescence. Contemporary theories as well as recent and historical accounts of development will be reviewed.  Subject topics will highlight major themes that have shaped thinking in develo...

  • Myth, Art and Empire: Greece and RomeANCW10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to ancient Greek and Roman culture. Through a study of ancient literary texts, art, and society, students will explore the mythic origins, heroic archetypes, gods and goddesses, monuments and societies of the Greeks and Romans. The subject will focus on the ap...

  • Chinese 5CHIN10017

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students to develop their ability of communicating in Chinese at a beginning-advanced level and their analytical skills of the Chinese language through engaging with a range of topics concerning contemporary Chinese society and culture. Student’s linguistic competence...