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  • Introduction to Islamic SpiritualityISLM20016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject the students explore the Sufi Way as the spiritual dimension of Islam, its roots and philosophical meaning, and the factors which led to its emergence, its seeming conflict and reconciliation with the views of the Orthodox scholars, its socio-political dimensions as a popular reli...

  • Researching Society and CultureARTS90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to enable students to deepen and broaden their understanding of core and, whether perennial, resurgent or cutting-edge, contemporary concepts in the social sciences. The emphasis is on relating this to students' development of their own and their peers' doctoral theses.

  • Researching ImagesARTS90011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to methodologies of researching images and to current issues in the research of images. The subject will be taught through active discussion and joint class readings of extracts from recent significant publications within or cognate to disciplines that work wi...

  • Visiting Scholar: Advanced Seminar AARTS90020

    Offered:May, SeptemberYear:2019

    This subject will be taught by a Visiting Scholar in an area of their expertise. It will provide a graduate-level introduction to an important area of scholarship, including discussion of the visitor’s own work and the scholarly field to which it contributes. The subject will appeal both to stude...

  • Australian Indigenous Studies Thesis Pt1AIND40007

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Topic selected in consultation with coordinator and supervisor. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 50 point requirement for the year-long subject.

  • Ancient and Contemporary Indigenous ArtsAIND10003

    Offered:Summer Term, Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    The student will experience Indigenous Culture, Identity and Arts Practice first hand as they visit remote and urban Victorian Aboriginal communities, art galleries and artists. Fieldwork will comprise a four-night stay at Lake Condah Mission on Gunditjmara country (Heywood and Portland) where st...

  • Art and Indigenous VoiceAIND10004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed to give students a solid basis from which to start engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and cultural practice. Utilising both existing and new cultural frameworks, through lectures in cultural safety, traditional beliefs and culture, contemporary histo...

  • Key Thinkers and ConceptsAIND20007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to key thinkers and concepts in Aboriginal governance, community and cultural activism, Aboriginal advancement, self-determination and social justice. Key Thinkers and Concepts will allow students who have completed the first year MULT10001 Aboriginalities sub...

  • Gender and Development Thesis Part 1GEND90011

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students enrolled in this subject will undertake a piece of research in Gender and Development approved by the course coordinator. The research will incorporate an analysis of relevant development theory and practice through the gendered lens. Under the close guidance of a dedicated supervisor, s...

  • Shorter Thesis - Gender StudiesGEND70001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

    The masters program allows students to combine coursework with extensive independent research in gender studies. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research. Candidates may advanc...

  • Sex, Gender and Culture: An IntroductionGEND10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The world is gendered - but what is gender? We know gender is fundamental to the way in which we see ourselves and others, and how our communities and institutions are organised, but why? Why do gender norms and stereotypes emerge? What effects do they have on our lives? Drawing on feminist and q...

  • Gender Studies Thesis Part 1GEND40006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A research topic will be selected in consultation with the allocated supervisor. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 50-point requirement for this yearlong subject. Students are exp...

  • Gender Studies Research MethodsGEND40005

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    This subject introduces students to research methods and research skills for planning, researching and writing a thesis in Gender Studies. Gender Studies is a uniquely transdisciplinary field, incorporating critical work on topics relating to gender, sexuality and feminisms from across multiple d...

  • Islamic Studies Thesis Part 2ISLM40012

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to ISLM40011 Islamic Studies Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • PhD ResearchASIA80001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

    The PhD thesis demonstrates authority in the candidate's field and shows evidence of command of knowledge in relevant fields. It shows that the candidate has a thorough grasp of the appropriate methodological techniques and an awareness of their limitations. The thesis also makes a distinct contr...

  • Critical Asian PerspectivesASIA90004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to advance fourth year and postgraduate coursework students' conception of the interdisciplinary field of Asian Studies. Students will deepen their understanding of this field through readings and discussions on societies ranging from Northeast to Southeast Asia to the Middle Ea...

  • Asian Studies Thesis Part 2ASIA40005

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to ASIA40004 Asian Studies Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Asian Religions in Societal ContextASIA30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject explores the wide variety of Asian religious traditions, from examples of indigenous and folk traditions to analyses of the major world religions originating from Asia. Attention is given to Asian religion’s cosmologies and philosophy of life, their role as a normative foundation of c...

  • HPS Thesis Part 1HPSC40018

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    An approved thesis topic selected in consultation with the fourth-year coordinator. The thesis is taken across two consecutive semesters, and is the result of the student’s own independent research.

  • Science, Controversy and Public PolicyHPSC90013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    From genetic modification to climate change, science seems to be embroiled in an ever-growing number of public controversies. Some of these controversies are international in scope. Others have unfolded in the distinctive environment of Australia’s public policy and research apparatus, sometimes ...