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  • Chinese News AnalysisCHIN30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is an advanced unit introducing the techniques of Chinese newspaper analysis for fields such as politics, international affairs, intellectual debates etc. Students will use current reading materials to study a range of social and political affairs in the People's Republic of China. O...

  • Spanish 7SPAN20022

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is aimed at enabling students to substantially advance in their learning of Spanish language and Hispanic cultures, while also providing them with opportunities to develop workplace skills. In this subject, students will analyse sophisticated canonical and non-canonical texts that em...

  • Chinese 5CHIN30008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students of non-Chinese speaking background who have completed Chinese 3 and Chinese 4 (previously offered as Chinese 2A and 2B), or equivalent. Students will build on the knowledge gained through their previous studies and broaden their reading, listening comprehensi...

  • Gothic FictionsENGL30013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject offers an introduction to the contexts, nature, form and enduring cultural power of Gothic fiction in modernity. It examines the formal conventions of Gothic fiction as they related to the social, cultural, economic and political contexts in which it first appeared in the late 18 th ...

  • Australian Foreign PolicyPOLS30019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to Australian foreign policy, exploring its domestic and global contexts. It examines Australia's most important bilateral, regional, and multilateral relations in both historical and contemporary terms. It explores key themes including Australia's national i...

  • Ethnic Nationalism and the Modern WorldANTH20011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Ethnicity and nationalism are of special concern to anthropologists, especially in instances where anthropology becomes part of nationalist discourse. This subject considers ethnicity and nationalism through the in-depth analysis of a case study from the developing world, but draws on comparative...

  • Keeping the Body in MindANTH20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces a wide range of anthropological interests in the human body from a comparative ethnographic perspective. It explores topics such as body image and eating disorders, trans/gendered bodies, sporting/dancing bodies, body modifications, consciousness and the body/mind continuu...

  • Music as Noise: Making Sound ArtMUSI30246

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The notion of noise as potential music has been an enduring preoccupation in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Various contexts for noise-based music include performance works, recordings, installation artworks/sound sculpture, radiophonic works and online. This subject looks at noise art...

  • Japanese 7JAPN10005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who have completed Japanese 6 and can recognise around 600 kanji characters, or those who have similar experience. This subject will enhance students’ academic literacy skills to conduct research related to Japan/Japanese. Students will establish advanced Jap...

  • Arabic 5ARBC30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject offers students the opportunity to learn, internalise and activate more sophisticated aspects of Arabic morphology and syntax and to develop a deeper analytical understanding of the language. This will be achieved through interacting with a variety of written and spoken texts ranging...

  • Shakespeare in PerformanceENGL20033

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject investigates the adaptation of Shakespeare’s drama from page to stage and beyond. It will introduce Shakespeare in historical and contemporary eras, in western and non-western sites of criticism and performance, including avant-garde and postmodern contexts for Shakespeare and Shakes...

  • Ancient Greek 2CLAS10005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students consolidate the basic elements covered in Ancient Greek 1, and are introduced to more complex grammar and syntax, as well as some of the issues involved in interpreting an ancient language. Increasingly difficult texts are read from a variety of sources. By the end of the...

  • The French RevolutionHIST20068

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In 1789 huge numbers of French peasants, urban workers and middle-class people successfully rebelled against absolute monarchy and the privileges of the nobility. But the struggle over what social and political system should replace the 'Old Regime' was to divide French people and finally the who...

  • Analysis of Contemporary Chinese SocietyCHIN30006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces systems of social division in contemporary China, and examines some of the ways in which Chinese society is classified and analysed. The subject is delivered in Chinese. Discussion will be based on original Chinese literary and scholarly sources in English translation, and...

  • Europe and its OthersEURO30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores portrayals and perceptions of perceived “Others” in Europe – such as Jews, Muslims, “gypsies” and refugees - and how they have contributed to European identities in the past and today. Looking at literature, film, philosophy, music, food and popular culture, the subject will...

  • Italian 3ITAL10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will consolidate and develop their ability to communicate in Italian while improving their understanding of Italian culture. A range of authentic media will be used to explore key themes in modern Italian society. This subject is designed for students with some prior knowledge, or experi...

  • Russian 6RUSS20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to provide students with a thorough exposure to 20th-century and contemporary historical and social issues in Russia. Drawing on the dual meaning of the Russian word istorija (i.e., history and story), the theme-oriented instructional units emphasise personal and public s...

  • Knowledge and RealityPHIL30016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject deals with central questions of epistemology and some aspects of the relation between epistemology and metaphysics. The primary focus will be epistemological questions about the nature of knowledge and justified belief. In addition, we will explore questions of a metaphysical nature ...

  • Arabic 6ARBC30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will be fine-tuning what they have learnt so far of Arabic structures, will be adding to their already substantial knowledge of Arabic syntax, and will be sharpening their analytical skills. In the process, they will be reading Arabic poetry, medieval tales, literary prose, informative w...

  • Sex and Gender Present and FutureGEND20008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    How do sex and gender operate in the world today, and what are their possible futures? Indeed, do these concepts have a future? Can they adequately capture the breadth, range and fluidity of contemporary and global sexed and gendered lives? Key themes explored in this subject include: current the...