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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Visiting Scholar Subject: HistoryHIST90033

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will be taught by a Visiting Scholar in an area of their expertise. It will provide graduate-level engagement with contemporary work in the student's own or cognate disciplines. A subject description and any preliminary reading will be available by the beginning of the academic year ...

  • Classical Social TheorySOTH90007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This elective offers students the opportunity to read and discuss the primary texts of key social theorists. In addition to developing an understanding of the work of foundational scholars, such as Marx, Freud, and Foucault, we will also examine questions of interpretation. Through analysing cont...

  • Aboriginal Art in the Northern TerritoryAHIS40016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is taught in Alice Springs and Darwin with visits to artistically significant Aboriginal communities. Emphasising Indigenous ownership of cultural knowledge, students will consider the history and development of Aboriginal art in the Northern Territory and the specific social, econom...

  • Advanced Reading in GeographyGEOG90008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides students with an advanced understanding of the philosophy, history and contemporary issues in geography. Students will undertake a series of directed readings resulting in three essays, two of which are on a topic approved by the program coordinator. For the first essay, the...

  • Comparative Regional GovernancePOLS90043

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines regionalism in a comparative perspective, focusing in particular on Europe and the Asia Pacific. It examines regional governance in terms of institutions, practices, values, norms and governance outputs. The role of leadership is scrutinised. The value of comparative approac...

  • Social Policy Special Topics BSOCI90021

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Semester 1, 2018  Special Topic: Comparative Family Systems and Family Change This subject engages with critical and contemporary issues in the field of Sociology and Social Policy. Focusing on a special topic of key social policy interest, this subject will enable students to broaden and deepen...

  • Language and Society in EuropeEURO30001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the relationship between language and society in Europe. It focuses on issues of relevance in an increasingly integrated Europe in which European and other languages are in contact through migration, travel, business, and mass media, and in which English is taking on an impo...

  • Intensive Syriac AramaicANCW30020

    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...

  • 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...

  • Visiting Scholar: Classics and Arch AANCW90003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will be taught by a Visiting Scholar in an area of their expertise. It will provide graduate-level engagement with contemporary work in the student's own or cognate disciplines. A subject description and any preliminary reading will be available by the beginning of the academic year ...

  • Thinking About The FutureDEVT90063

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will examine the rapidly changing landscape of the international development sector, and the critical role of management and leadership in addressing challenges as they emerge. Some of the challenges that will be explored include the increasing number, duration and severity of humani...

  • 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...

  • Genders, Bodies & SexualitiesGEND20003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Bodies, genders and sexualities are at the heart of many contemporary social, cultural and political debates. Bodies in the plural are the focus of this subject - fat bodies and perfect bodies and trans bodies and leaky bodies, for example - and are analysed through a discussion of contemporary s...

  • Intensive Akkadian 1ANCW10008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is an introduction to Akkadian grammar and the cuneiform writing system. It covers grammatical concepts and paradigms, sentence formation and translation and reading simple texts. Background information on the ancient Mesopotamian context in which Akkadian was spoken is woven into th...

  • Mobile WorldsGEOG30028

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The scale of contemporary travel is staggering, involving tourists, business people, refugees, passengers, commuters, students, backpackers, migrants, stowaways, pirates, terrorists—and many more. Travel has often been seen as devoid of economic, political and socio-cultural significance. But iss...

  • Pirates and their EnemiesHIST20072

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will investigate a very old phenomenon: maritime raiding, or 'piracy'. The subject will concentrate on the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries when sea raiding activity interacted across the world system, but particularly in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic/West Indies. Students will...

  • Intensive Akkadian 2ANCW10009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject builds on students’ knowledge of the Akkadian language and develops text reading skills. The subject covers the transliteration and translation of Akkadian documents from the cuneiform script. Significant time is spent on understanding the documents’ historical and cultural subject m...