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  • Ancient Egyptian 4ANCW20024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who have completed Ancient Egyptian 3. In this subject, final work is undertaken on writing, grammar and syntax to revise, consolidate and complete students' knowledge of the language and its complex script, with the aim of enabling students to translate Egyp...

  • 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...

  • Gender Studies Thesis Part 2GEND40007

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to GEND40006 Gender Studies Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Structure and Agency in Everyday LifeANTH90005

    Offered:AugustYear:2019

    One of the most important battles in social science theory has been that between “sociocentrism” and “methodological individualism.” Do people act as they do because they are highly motivated individuals, or is the old excuse that “society made me do it” a catch-all explanation? Anthropologists a...

  • Cultural Tourism in Southeast AsiaANTH30017

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject focuses on tourism in Southeast Asia, home to some of the most prominent tourist destinations in the world. Drawing on anthropology theory and ethnographic case studies, the subject assesses the social, cultural and economic impact of tourism in the region, with a particular focus on...

  • Explanation and UnderstandingANTH40012

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    The focus of this subject is on the skills entailed in qualitative research projects that seek to understand and explain social and cultural phenomena. It introduces students to various approaches to socio-cultural research and their ethical and methodological implications, particularly in cross-...

  • Gender in Cross-Cultural PerspectiveGEND40003

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    This subject surveys recent developments in feminist theory and feminist methodology within a cross-cultural context. It explores issues involved in present-day debates about feminist epistemology and knowledge, including debates surrounding the relationship between western and other feminisms, t...

  • Diplomat, Soldier, Spy: The Deep StateANTH20013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In contemporary societies, few of our activities are anonymous. From paying with credit cards to browsing the internet, an increasing amount of information is stored and processed in the interest of public safety. But who is monitoring these data, and why? Looking at ethnographic and historical a...

  • The Corporation and the Gig-EconomyANTH30021

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In the age of automation, working means either getting endless, short terms, and precarious “gigs,” or becoming part of massive international corporations. This subject explores the relations and tensions between these two worlds, focusing on recent ethnographic work on the gig-economy and large ...

  • Self, Culture and SocietyANTH20012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    How is our sense of who we are shaped by society and culture? In what ways do such understandings of personhood vary cross-culturally? This subject addresses these concerns from an anthropological perspective, applying theories of personhood, identity and relatedness to broader topics such as nat...

  • Seminars in Languages and Linguistics AEURO40002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A program of advanced seminars on a current topic in language and cultural studies and/or linguistics and applied linguistics. The topic studied will vary from year to year depending on the availability of staff. Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of the particular topic under consideration...

  • Seminars in Languages and Linguistics BEURO40003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A program of advanced seminars on a current topic in language and cultural studies and/or linguistics and applied linguistics. The topic studied will vary from year to year depending on the availability of staff. Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of the particular topic under consideration...

  • 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...

  • A Taste of Europe: Melbourne IntensiveEURO20007

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    In this course students learn about a selection of European cuisines and how they have been plated up for consumption in Melbourne. Food and wine are often used to support national and regional identity. In the first part of this course, students will consider the relationship between gastronomy ...

  • Gender and Development Thesis Part 2GEND90012

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to GEND90011 Gender and Development Thesis for details

  • Sexing the Canvas: Art and GenderGEND20006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    What do pictures want in relation to sex and sexuality? How is art gendered? How do painters use the materiality of oil on canvas to make gendered critiques of the history of art and its cultures? Structured around the rich collections of the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), each class will fo...

  • Research in GenderGEND90013

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    The subject offers a critical approach to the study of gender and sexuality through the exploration of a range of conceptual and methodological approaches central to the study of gender and sexuality, such as: intersectionality, situated knowledge, indigenous knowledge, media and representation, ...

  • 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...

  • Introductory Academic ProgramARTS90006

    Offered:Summer Term, JuneYear:2019

    This subject is a five-week, pre-semester intensive program which offers students the opportunity to consolidate and extend their expertise in critical thinking and academic writing, while supporting their transition to living in Melbourne. Through a range of activities students develop an unders...

  • Historical EpistemologyHPSC40016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Questions about the dynamics of scientific change have long been central to both the history and philosophy of science. Yet historians and philosophers have traditionally had very different aims and different perspectives. On the one hand, historians have tended to see science as a cultural activ...