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  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Indigenous Policy AnalysisSOCI90018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject covers the five eras of Indigenous policy and introduces a set of strategies for analysing and evaluating government policy in a range of fields. Applicable in all policy areas, analysis and evaluation skills are often required in government agencies, industry and community organisat...

  • Social Policy InternshipSOCI90013

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject Master of Social Policy students will be placed in an organisation which either has governmental responsibilities or deals with government, where they will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior manager in the organisation. Students will be required to use their own n...

  • Foundations of Social PolicySOCI90011

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    The subject engages with contemporary theories of social inclusion and capital with an emphasis on networks and their role in community strengthening, community building and regional economic development. The subject also engages in the role these strategies have in larger projects of social poli...

  • Sociology Thesis Part 2SOCI40007

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to SOCI40006 Sociology Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Sociology of Work: The Future of WorkSOCI30015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will undertake a critical analysis of the changing structure and behaviour of work and occupations in modern society. It will engage with the theoretical debates and empirical research that focus on the organizational development and work and occupations in society more generally. Th...

  • Euripides, Seneca, and MythmakingANCW40001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will read, in English translation, selected plays by Euripides (the 5th century BCE Athenian playwright) and Seneca (the 1st century CE Roman writer and tutor of the Emperor Nero). The subject introduces students to methods of interpreting tragedy, in particular how Euripides and Seneca ...

  • Research in Ancient World StudiesANCW40014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject supports the development of the skills and knowledge required to undertake research in the field of Ancient world Studies. Students will investigate current issues, tools and methodologies in the field, and work on formulating and presenting a research project related to their thesis...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Forensic Science & the Law: A Case StudyHPSC30036

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    In England, between 1750 and 1914, scientific testimony increasingly became a feature of the law. In particular, the scope given to the expert witness shaped the development of the common law. The forensic sciences, in general, became a tool for identifying the criminal, while forensic psychiatry...

  • Sex in ScienceHPSC20023

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Biological sex is both fundamental to reproduction and, in humans, the basis of the primary social category of gender, making it both an important and politically charged variable in scientific research across the biological and social sciences. In this subject, students will explore fundamental ...

  • Darwinism: Evolution & RevolutionHPSC20001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The publication of On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1859), is regarded as one of the most monumental events in the history of science. At a swoop, Darwin transformed our understanding of the relationship between life and the environment, while at the same time putting forward a solutio...

  • HPS Thesis Part 2HPSC40019

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to HPSC40018 HPS Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Social Change Leadership Part 2SOCI90017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to SOCI90016 Social Change Leadership Part 1

  • Understanding The Life CourseSOCI40003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces a life course approach to social issues. Life course research is a relatively new and innovative approach in the social sciences which has developed in recent decades. It brings back in a time dimension into social research and systematically links social changes on the ma...

  • International MigrationSOCI90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will examine the impact of international migration on the states, societies, and individuals. Its first segment will address the questions such as why people move and how societies change because of immigration and emigration. The second segment will examine policies concerning multi...