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  • Latin 2CLAS10007

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students consolidate the basic elements covered in Latin 1, and are introduced to more complex grammar and syntax. Increasingly difficult literary and dramatic texts are read. Background information on Roman culture is woven into the subject matter throughout the semester. By the ...

  • Intensive Ancient Greek 1CLAS30045

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    This subject teaches students to read Ancient Greek. It covers word formation, grammatical concepts, sentence formation and translation, and the reading of simple texts. Students are introduced to Ancient Greek of various styles, media and periods. The aim is for students to acquire the elements ...

  • Ancient Greek 4CLAS20016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students with some previous knowledge of Ancient Greek (VCE level or equivalent) and who preferably have completed Ancient Greek 3. Students translate and discuss the interpretation of a selected work of Greek poetry (Homeric epic). In tutorials, further work is under...

  • Intensive Ancient Greek 1CLAS20035

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    This subject teaches students to read Ancient Greek. It covers word formation, grammatical concepts, sentence formation and translation, and the reading of simple texts. Students are introduced to Ancient Greek of various styles, media and periods. The aim is for students to acquire the elements ...

  • Classics Honours Seminar 1CLAS40034

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed to provide the opportunity for extensive reading and class discussion of classical (Latin and Ancient Greek) literary and non-literary texts in the original languages. The focus is on reading various complete texts, rather than extracts, to facilitate engagement of lingui...

  • Classics Honours Seminar 2CLAS40035

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to provide the opportunity for extensive reading and class discussion of classical (Latin and Ancient Greek) literary and non-literary texts in the original languages. The focus is on reading various complete texts, rather than extracts, to facilitate engagement of lingui...

  • Ancient Greek 3CLAS20015

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who have completed Ancient Greek 1 and 2, or who have some previous knowledge of Ancient Greek (VCE level or equivalent). Students translate and discuss the interpretation of a selected work of a Greek prose genre (e.g., philosophy or history). In tutorials, ...

  • First PrinciplesAIND40001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Following indications from thinkers such as Muecke, Elkin, Bird Rose, Swain, Mowaljarlai and others, this subject will ask the following questions: Is there an Aboriginal philosophy?What fundamental principles might such a philosophy be grounded in?Would it be an Australian philosophy? An analy...

  • Communication and Performance 1AIND10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to drama and its contribution to the Arts and to all forms of expressive learning. Students will explore the elements of drama and their impact on various artistic forms of self-expression and as a means of developing confidence and skills in intra-personal and in...

  • Communication and Performance 2AIND10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on the skills developed in semester one and will focus around dramatic narrative styles, storytelling and metaphor, both formally and informally, improvised and prepared. Students will explore styles and forms from Indigenous and non-indigenous perspectives through a range of ...

  • Aboriginal Women and ColonialityAIND20008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Aboriginal Women and Coloniality is a multidisciplinary subject looking at the various roles Aboriginal women have played in Aboriginal and Settler society. It examines stereotypical representations of Aboriginal women in colonial art and culture, the depiction of Aboriginal women in literature, ...

  • Racial Literacy: Indigeneity & WhitenessAIND20009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to enhance student's racial literacy with a focus on representations of Indigeneity and whiteness in Australia. The term, "racial literacy", devised to describe anti-racist practices, entails students becoming literate in critically reading and understanding multiple modes of ra...

  • Aboriginal WritingAIND30011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject studies Aboriginal fiction, poetry and drama, as well as life stories and criticism, focusing on questions of reading positions (particularly for non-Aboriginal students) and representation. It pays particular attention to the diversity of Aboriginal writing in terms of form, content...

  • Australian Environmental PhilosophyAIND20010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject considers progressive developments that are being generated through Indigenous and non-Indigenous dialogue and intersections in the context of Australian environmental thought. Students will critique and reconsider aspects of dominant Western ways of knowing and understanding, partic...

  • Ancient World Studies Thesis Part 1ANCW40016

    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.

  • Field ArchaeologyANCW30025

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This winter intensive is a hands-on, residential field school, teaching practical core archaeological skills through active participation in an authentic research setting at the ancient site of Rabati, coordinated by staff from the Classics and Archaeology programme in the School of Historical an...

  • Ancient Egypt and MesopotamiaANCW10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the archaeology, history, and literature of the earliest civilisations - one situated in the Nile Valley (Pharaonic Egypt), and the other in the plains of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (Mesopotamia – modern Iraq and Syria). Neighbouring cultures in Greece...

  • Beyond BabylonANCW30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to give students an understanding and knowledge of the variability of past civilisations by comparing their accomplishments and inner structures. Using a combination of texts and archaeology, it will compare the life cycle (rise and fall) of Egyptian, Near Eastern and Per...

  • Archaeology of the Roman WorldANCW20025

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This course concentrates on the development of Rome from a small village into the center of a vast Empire, through the lens of artworks and archaeology. It examines a wide variety of themes (urbanism, public and private architecture, religion, economy) and sources of material evidence (pottery, c...

  • Cultures of LawANTH30018

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Cultures of Law begin with a focus on the early themes and concepts that laid down the anthropological foundations and understandings of law and social order. Through an ethnographic approach, it will examine; (a) how social practices in different cultures shape one’s understandings of laws and c...