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  • Body, Mind and Medicine: A DissectionUNIB20013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This interdisciplinary subject will explore the dynamic and shifting relationship between body and mind in medical theory and practice. We will look at the triumphs and tragedies of medicine – the spectacular therapeutic breakthroughs of vaccines and antibiotics, and the disturbing ethical low po...

  • Race and Ethnic PoliticsPOLS30036

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines race and ethnicity’s interaction with governing institutions, political parties, courts, social movements and political processes. It brings together several approaches to politics – historical institutionalism, behavioralism, policy analysis, comparative studies, and normat...

  • Decadent LiteratureENGL30016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines decadence as a textual, historical, sexual and cultural formation, across a range of literary texts of the 19th and early 20th centuries. A predominantly masculine mode of radical aestheticism, manifesting symptoms of cultural crisis and informed by anxieties about class, ge...

  • Contemporary Italy Study AbroadITAL20004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides students with a three-week intensive language and culture experience in Prato, Tuscany. The focus of the subject will be an exploration of aspects of conteporary Italy including language, culture, society, politics and the Arts. Students will be involved in a range of collab...

  • Employment LawLAWS30029

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A survey of the law governing employment and human resource management, in a policy context. This subject includes analysis of: Recruitment and contract formation;Employment standards such as wages and leave entitlements;Bullying at work;Collective bargaining; andPerformance management and dism...

  • Australian Politics in the Long RunPOLS30007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is an opportunity to study Australian politics over historical time, by examining points of crisis and conflict in our history, as well as by assessing the apparent resilience of our political structures. Wars and economic crises send shudders through political systems, but ours has ...

  • Business in AsiaIBUS20001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Asia is a diverse and complex region. The subject investigates the key elements and dynamics of the changing business environment in Asian countries. Particular attention is paid to the relationship between the economy, business and domestic politics and to the impact of international trends. Top...

  • Sex, Gender and PowerGEND20001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject offers an in depth look at questions of gender, sex and sexuality exploring recent histories of feminist, queer, affect and transgender theory. This course considers how notions of power have changed in relation to understanding gender and sexuality, from structural understandings of...

  • Australia in the WorldHIST20070

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    What is Australia’s place in the world? Has it shifted over time? If so, how? And why? This subject seeks answers to these questions. If offers a broad overview of Australia’s place in the world in the twentieth century. The subject will be of interest not only to students drawn to Australian his...

  • European ModernismEURO20002

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    European modernism refers to a wide range of experimental and avant-garde trends in literature and arts at the end of the 19th and early 20th century and has proven a major influence on current (Western) literature, film and the arts. This course introduces students to key themes of modernist lit...

  • Science, Technology and Public PolicyPPMN20001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    How do we translate scientific knowledge into public policy? And why is this so often controversial (such as when regulating medicines, chemicals, or water allocations)? This subject examines the ways in which expertise shapes public policy, taking into account the variety of knowledge/s and dis...

  • Creating Music For AdvertisingMUSI20167

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces the basics of making music for advertising including, the jingle, sound as persuasion, working to a brief and in a collective, the function of music in advertising and creating music for mass media and multimedia. Creating music for advertising is delivered in two parts: l...

  • Early Voices Ensemble 2MUSI20141

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This is a small chamber choir of 12–20 members that performs music of the middle ages, renaissance and baroque. The ensemble performs both a cappella and also in conjunction with other early music ensembles.

  • Stravinsky and Music of the 20th CenturyMUSI20158

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will develop an understanding of the music of Igor Stravinsky and be able to relate it to the composer's creative process and the broader cultural context. The impact of Stravinsky’s music will also be explored through the study of selected works by other 20th-century composers. Topics c...

  • Intensive Syriac AramaicANCW10004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is an introduction to the grammar and reading of Syriac. It covers grammatical concepts and paradigms, sentence formation and translation and reading simple texts. Background information on the cultural context in which Syriac was spoken is woven into the subject matter. The aim is f...

  • French Music Louis XIV to the RevolutionMUSI20205

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject surveys and critiques the practice of music in France from the beginning of the reign of Louis XIV (1643) to the Revolution (1789). We will study leading composers, performers, and musical developments in ancien régime France, with case studies including operas, ballets, chamber musi...

  • High Baroque Music of the German WorldMUSI30014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A study of representative works by composers employed in a variety of situations throughout the German-speaking lands, 1700–1750.    

  • Property EnvironmentsENVS10010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces students to the various legal, economic and social systems that affect the environment at the level of the individual property. The subject covers theories and practices pertaining to the control, transfer, development and decisions about material goods in the built and na...

  • Critical TheoriesSOTH30001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The aim of this subject is to introduce students to and critically examine the major debates in contemporary critical theories from Western Marxism to postmodernism. These critical theories include the German Frankfurt School, French poststructuralism, the Budapest School, post-Marxism and femini...

  • Indonesian Languages in Social ContextINDO30017

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on the role of personal, societal, and historical contexts in the use and development of languages in the Indonesian archipelago, focussing on specific Indonesian societies (eg. Batak, Javanese, Maluku) and the Indonesian nation as a whole. The subject engages with issues of ...