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  • Seminars in Theoretical LinguisticsLING40004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is a course of advanced seminars in theoretical linguistics, whose topic will vary from year to year. The subject will take a formal theoretical approach with the particular topic for the seminar being phonology, morphology, syntax or semantics. Students who complete this subject sho...

  • Discourse Analysis and RepresentationLING40003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject involves the advanced study of major theories and methods of discourse analysis and representation, through consideration of both classic and recent approaches, and through practice at applying particular methods of analysis.

  • Realities and Fictions in ArgentinaSPAN30020

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This study abroad subject will be taught in two places in Argentina over three weeks from 19th November to 8th December 2018. The dichotomy Civilisation vs Barbarism has been, since Sarmiento’s foundational essay entitled Facundo: Civilisation and Barbarism (1845), one of the guiding fictions of...

  • Poetry and Prose Research SeminarFREN40007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The second half of the nineteenth century saw the development of a new literary genre whose paradoxical name itself, "poème en prose", defeats the classical distinction of prose and poetry as well as contributing to a new definition of what "poetry" and "poetic" mean. This course will endeavour ...

  • Directed Reading ProjectLING40001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is a special program of study on a particular area of interest within the linguistics and applied linguistics undergraduate program. It is designed to either complement an honours thesis topic, extend knowledge within a subject already studied, or research a topic not normally treate...

  • Analysing Professional CommunicationMECM20012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Effective communication is the key to successful practice in many disciplines. This subject details how talk is managed in a range of professional settings, including: education (e.g. teacher-student interactions); medicine (e.g. doctor-patient consultations), psychology (e.g. counselling), law (...

  • Advanced Research MethodsPUBL90024

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is an introduction to the qualitative and quantitative methods used in researching the cultural sector, with a focus on publishing and writing. The course will cover applied research design, and implementation, analysis and communication of results. Particular focus will be paid to t...

  • Documentation and DisplayCUMC90021

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This seminar led subject will critically examine how documentation is currently used to archive collections, promote conservation, maintain artist intent and reveal context. Students will develop an interdisciplinary approach to the documentation of complex cultural material in the arts and cultu...

  • Advanced WritingMECM30008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides students with the skills to write at an advanced journalistic level. Lectures will present students with techniques that will enhance skills in interviewing, news judgement, narrative technique, researching, framing ideas, developing contacts and using off the record informa...

  • Issues in Cross-Cultural PreservationCUMC90024

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Issues in Cross-Cultural Preservation provides students with knowledge and practical skills to contribute to the preservation of cultural material in their own and other cultures, informed by strong cross-cultural understanding, engagement and respect. This knowledge also enables students to resp...

  • Don Quijote Against the UniverseSPAN30013

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject allows students to study key aspects of Hispanic culture, primarily through the analysis of specific literary texts and/or films. Students will also have the opportunity to study the development of Hispanic society. By the end of the subject, students should have been introduced to a...

  • Contemporary Italy Study AbroadITAL20004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides students with a three-week intensive language and culture experience in Prato, Tuscany. The focus of the subject will be an exploration of aspects of conteporary Italy including language, culture, society, politics and the Arts. Students will be involved in a range of collab...

  • Don Quijote Against the UniverseSPAN20017

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject allows students to study key aspects of Hispanic culture, primarily through the analysis of specific literary texts and/or films. Students will also have the opportunity to study the development of Hispanic society. By the end of the subject, students should have been introduced to a...

  • Decadent LiteratureENGL30016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines decadence as a textual, historical, sexual and cultural formation, across a range of literary texts of the 19th and early 20th centuries. A predominantly masculine mode of radical aestheticism, manifesting symptoms of cultural crisis and informed by anxieties about class, ge...

  • The Origins of the NovelFREN20010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject students will read a selection of novels in French (from the Middle Ages to 18th century) in order to understand the evolution of the French novel. They will have to analyse the narrative structures and demonstrate critical awareness of the social, political and ideological contex...

  • Tools & Methods for Documenting LanguageLANG90002

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This course will present current methods for recording, transcribing, and interlinearising primary language records. It will focus on data management and archiving of primary and derived records and will also cover some simple methods for converting textual material into different formats using r...

  • English in a Globalised WorldLING90019

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The spread of English through colonialism, its transformation in decolonisation, and its further expansion are examined in this course. We will analyse the changes in patterns and use of English in different sociopolitical settings, the historical factors that have led to these changes, and the e...

  • Byromania: Romantic Literary CelebrityENGL40018

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines celebrity as a new form of literary fame that emerges in the Romantic period. Focussing on the mad, bad and dangerous fame of Lord Byron, George Gordon, it engages “Byromania” as an exemplary form of celebrity as a new culture of productive reception. With the rapid expansio...

  • Language Curriculum DesignLING90007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject adopts a language for specific purposes (LSP) framework to processes of language education. It begins from the premise that all language teaching involves the teaching of language for some specific purpose, and in some specific context. Working within an LSP framework, we look at a r...

  • Cosmic Pandaemonium in Paradise LostENGL40022

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the great revolutions of the English seventeenth century through the prism of John Milton's epic Paradise Lost (1667, 1674). Weekly seminars will offer a close reading of each of the 12 books of the poem in the context of significant political, economic, theological and epis...