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  • Art Cinema and the Love StorySCRN30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is a study of many manifestations of the love story represented in Australian, Italian, French, British and North American art cinema traditions. Through detailed close-analysis of a range of films, the subject explores topics such as romantic love, Surrealism and mad love, the marit...

  • Italian 8ITAL20003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject continues its focus on the spoken and written language and culture of present day Italy. Students will undertake regular activities in order to further develop their linguistic and cultural skills. They will also participate in regular conversation practice for the purpose of reinfor...

  • Decision MakingMAST30022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces the essential features of decision-making techniques encountered in operations research, management, industry, business and economics. It shows how to construct formal mathematical models for practical decision-making as encountered in two-person games, multi-objective opt...

  • Italian 4ITAL10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will further develop their communicative abilities in Italian and their understanding of Italian culture by engaging with authentic texts, written, spoken and audiovisual. A range of media and activities will be used to explore key themes in modern Italian society. The acquisition of str...

  • First Language AcquisitionLING30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is an overview of some principal issues in first language acquisition, including children's language development (from pre-speech onwards), grammatical, semantic and pragmatic development, and the continued development of language through the school years. The variability and individ...

  • French TranslationFREN30006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This course will explore the comparative stylistics of French and English from a theoretical as well as a practical perspective. It will consist of lectures on the methodology of translation from French to English followed by tutorials where it will be put into practice. Students will explore asp...

  • Ancient Egyptian 1ANCW10006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Ancient Egyptian writing or language. It introduces students to the writing and grammar of Ancient Egyptian through word formation, sentence formation, transliteration and translation, and the reading of simple hieroglyphic texts...

  • Literature and PerformanceENGL10002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to a variety of literary and performance texts, focusing on distinct but interconnected ways of understanding the two forms. It will study different historical periods and different genres to investigate how textuality and performativity develop and reflect differ...

  • Italian 1 (Mid-Year Intensive)ITAL10008

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    This subject provides in intensive mode a comprehensive introduction to contemporary Italian. Language classes will gradually familiarise the students with the structures, rules and skills necessary to communicate in Italian. Continuous assessment (through tests, exercises and other activities) i...

  • French 4FREN10003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject will follow the motto of the French Republic and explore the cultural, social and political aspects linked to these concepts. It will build on the skills developed in French 3 for the purpose of résumé and narrative competencies in oral and written form and expand into more complex se...

  • German 7GERM20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to consolidate and expand students' proficiency in both written and spoken language and to develop cultural literacy in German by engaging with broad themes relevant to modern German-speaking societies such as: communications media and consumer culture. It builds on the developm...

  • Israelis & Palestinians: Conflict, PeaceJEWI20006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will examine the Israeli-Palestinian narrative through a multi-disciplinary perspective that will explore the political, social, historical and cultural issues central to this long and intense conflict. The subject will provide a clear chronological and textual foundation for examini...

  • Ancient Greek 1CLAS10004

    Offered:Semester 1, Winter TermYear:2019

    This subject is designed for students with no previous knowledge of Ancient Greek language. It introduces students to the grammar of Ancient Greek through word formation, sentence formation, translation, and the reading of simple texts. The aim is for students to acquire the basic elements of the...

  • Chinese CinemaCHIN10009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a multimedia subject, which will examine contemporary Chinese literature and film, focusing on major developments in the post-1978 era. The subject introduces students to current uses of the Chinese language through the study of contemporary film and literature. Students should enhance th...

  • Local Sites, Global ConnectionsGEOG30027

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This field class subject, combining on-campus classes with periodic off-campus field work in the Melbourne area, asks the question: in what ways are local sites globally connected? Sites selected for field study around Melbourne will vary year by year, as will the specific processes studied geogr...

  • Imaging ItalyITAL30010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to allow students to explore representations of Italy through creative texts with a particular focus on visual narratives. It may include a study of aspects of Italian film, theatre, and visual art in their social and political contexts, and the relationship between those...

  • A History of NatureHPSC20002

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    This subject discusses central topics in human understandings about their environment in the Western world, particularly over the last 500 years. As Europeans began to venture out of their continent in the 15th century, they discovered new environments that challenged their received wisdom about ...

  • Media Futures and New TechnologiesMECM30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the pressures of technological change on contemporary media institutions and communications practices. Students will be introduced to key debates about media convergence, the relationship between technological change and media practices, and the shift from mass communication...

  • Genders and Desires in AsiaASIA20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    How are genders and desires imagined, performed, reproduced and contested in the diversity of societies and cultures of the Asian region? How does mobility and sociocultural change influence, or impact on everyday notions of gender within Asia, and in discourses about Asia? What is the influence ...

  • Arabic in Context 1ARBC20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to heighten general awareness of the Arabic language and to enhance the acquisition of Arabic, particularly in aural and oral communication skills as well as to enhance students' sociocultural awareness of the Arab World. Students will be introduced to characteristics of communi...