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  • Hebrew 4HEBR20006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students further extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts and situations. The focus is on consolidating and developing the skills of reading, writing, aural comprehension and conversing in Hebrew, with emphasis on gram...

  • Egypt Under the PharaohsANCW20003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The Egyptians are one of the most fascinating peoples of the ancient world. This subject will study the distinctive character of Egyptian civilisation which emerged in the Nile valley during the early third millennium BCE and survived right through until the spread of Christianity. Through a syst...

  • French 3FREN10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will build on the grammatical, lexical and cultural knowledge and the oral skills acquired in French 1 and 2. The course also stresses the productive aspect of language use in practical situations by means of regular small-group activities. In terms of cultural knowledge, students wi...

  • Performance and the WorldENGL30048

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is a study of performance in its many modalities around the world. It brings together the areas of theatrical performance in traditional theatre venues, avant-garde and experimental performance in non-traditional spaces, dance both traditional and contemporary, and a range of compara...

  • Development in the 21st CenturyDEVT20001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the evolution of multiple paradigms of development, considers the strategies used to pursue development in practice, and identifies the key trends and issues of development in the 21 st century. We examine the theories promulgated about the developing world - o...

  • Analysis of Contemporary Chinese SocietyCHIN20021

    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...

  • Underworld and AfterlifeANCW30011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The journey to the underworld, the existence of an afterlife, the survival of the bereaved, the mummification of the dead, the sacrifice of virgins, communicating with ghosts - the ancient world blossomed with myths and rituals associated with all these things. This subject focuses on these topic...

  • Short FictionCWRI20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will explore principles of the craft and theory of writing short fiction including graphic narrative. Students will read a variety of fiction texts from the beginning of the modernist era to contemporary fiction, ranging from Gogol to Chekhov, Hemingway, Faulkner, Munro, ...

  • History of Early Modern PhilosophyPHIL20043

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This course will cover the major authors in the rationalist and empiricist traditions of the early modern period in Europe: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant. These thinkers were the first to articulate problems in metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, and mora...

  • A History of SexualitiesHIST30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    How have sexual practices and identities evolved, been represented and expressed from prehistory to the present? This subject will interrogate ideas about sexualities, with particular attention to developments from nineteenth century sexologists and psychoanalysis to feminism, queer theory and in...

  • Philosophy of LanguagePHIL30053

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Philosophers have been interested in language for two key reasons. On the one hand, language helps to focus our thoughts on particular features of the world (like Donald J. Trump or collusion). On the other hand, language plays an essential role in coordinating with others (like pointing things o...

  • The Holocaust & GenocideHIST20013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The twentieth century has been labelled the "Age of Genocide". This subject will provide a detailed examination of the Holocaust, the archetype of modern genocide, and seek to place it within the broader comparative history of genocide and mass violence with case studies from Africa and the Asia ...

  • Australian ArtAHIS20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides a scholarly introduction to the history of art in Australia, at the same time incorporating new perspectives, approaches and ideas. It demonstrates ways of interpreting Australian art through its relationship to historical events and contemporary thought. Topics considered w...

  • University Orchestral Ensembles 1MUSI20124

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The Orchestral Ensembles (including large instrumental bands and orchestras) play an important role in the educational and performance activities of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Students participating in Orchestral Ensembles gain invaluable experience through rehearsing and performing a...

  • Riffs: Guitar Cultures & Practice 2MUSI20196

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is a further exploration of a range of popular guitar styles that have had widespread impact over the past century, including blues, rock and global folk styles. As well as examining relevant literature and recordings, students will develop and enhance their ability to perform exampl...

  • String Ensemble 1MUSI20091

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The String Ensemble is a specialist ensemble for the development of ensemble skills through learning and performing key works from the string repertory.

  • Up Close and Personal with MTCDRAM10026

    Offered:Semester 1, June, Semester 2Year:2019

    Love going to the Theatre? Want to learn more about one of Australia’s flagship Theatre companies?   This subject provides an up close and personal look at the art, craft and business of Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC). Emphasis is placed on you (the audience) and your appreciation of the work...

  • Glee Singing: The Power Of Pop MusicMUST20010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    Glee Singing offers the opportunity for singers and non-singers alike to share the joyous experience of singing as a shared community activity, whilst developing the ability to critically listen to, identify and apply vocal stylistic choices common in pop music. Weekly one-hour lectures will intr...

  • Planning Scenario and Policy WorkshopPLAN30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    A key challenge for urban planning is to develop and assess a range of possible future scenarios that can confirm, question and sometimes challenge ongoing processes and trends. This subject uses a range of publicly-available, quantitative data, along with key policy documents, to analyse selecte...

  • Choir 1MUSI10159

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Choir is a large group that performs works of larger scale, often with orchestra. Members are assisted to reach a high level of vocal ability during the course of the semester as well as learning works for performance.