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  • Preventive ConservationCUMC90029

    Offered:MayYear:2019

    This subject examines the physical and chemical causes of deterioration of cultural material, and considers how these can be effectively mitigated. Areas of study include the ten agents of deterioration that include light, incorrect relative humidities, incorrect temperature, physical stresses, b...

  • Digital Cultural ConservationCUMC90022

    Offered:AprilYear:2019

    Community outreach programs and knowledge sharing principles are central to new cultural conservation practices. This subject will introduce the role of digital cultural conservation in the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of communities. Aspects of this field will be explored, including k...

  • RESPECTCUMC90027

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    In this subject students explore issues relating to the preservation of culture. Students engage with individual guest lecturers who have extraordinary or senior cultural expertise and knowledge, and who lead students through the complexity of issues relating to context, disruption, authenticity,...

  • Conservation Thesis Part 1CUMC90035

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The student proposes an original research topic that contributes to existing bodies of conservation knowledge and is approved by the coordinator. The student then initiates and conducts an involved program of primary research requiring interdisciplinary skills and knowledge. The student conducts ...

  • Conservation Professional PracticesCUMC90026

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the ethical issues, cultural considerations, policy framework and the economic environment that informs conservation practice. During the pre-teaching period students are expected to complete the course readings, review the lectures and any other course pr...

  • Analytical Science in ConservationCUMC90031

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    This subject aims to provide students with an introduction to the fundamental principles and practical applications of the major analytical techniques used in cultural materials conservation. The subject builds upon the students' knowledge gained in CUMC90032 Technical Examination and Documentati...

  • Conservation Assessment and Treatment 1CUMC90030

    Offered:Summer Term, OctoberYear:2019

    This subject builds on the current philosophical and ethical approach and the materials and techniques used in the interventive conservation treatment of cultural and heritage artefacts. Students learn to document the condition and materials of artefacts within their specialisation, and to examin...

  • Conservation Assessment and Treatment 2CUMC90005

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019Quotas apply

    Students undertake more complex assessment, documentation and conservation treatment of artefacts across different material types within an ethical and sustainable decision making framework. Areas of study covered depend on the cultural and heritage collections but are likely to include methods o...

  • Conservation Internship and ProjectsCUMC90006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students arrange and undertake a placement in cultural heritage industry. They work under the guidance of a senior cultural heritage practitioner within the workplace. Students carry out a set program of cultural heritage research, conservation projects and/or conservation treatme...

  • Graphic NarrativesCWRI40011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will read graphic fiction and non-fiction with a focus on 20th century writers such as Robert Crumb, Art Spiegelman, Alison Bechdel, Chris Ware, Marjane Satrapi, Charles Burns, Bruce Mutard and Shaun Tan. Students will also read into comics theory, cultural theory, and contemporary criti...

  • Encounters with WritingCWRI30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will take up questions of creativity, professional practice and critical theory as they relate to creative writing, with a view to students engaging with contemporary Australian and global writing culture and industry. Instead of lectures, students will attend weekly panels presented...

  • Cultural Complexity and IntelligenceCULS90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    How do we adapt to new cultural settings and function effectively in situations characterized by cultural diversity? How do we orient ourselves to knowledge that accounts for cultural complexity? This subject addresses these questions by examining cultural intelligence. Cultural intelligence is c...

  • Thinking SexCULS30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    How do we come to experience ourselves as having a gender and a sexual orientation? How do social constructions of gender relate to understandings of sexuality? How have categories like masculinity and femininity; heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality transformed over time? This subject ...

  • Scripts for Contemporary TheatreCWRI20010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is an introduction to the principles and techniques of scriptwriting for the theatre. A selection of theatre scripts in various styles will be studied, in conjunction with relevant critical material, to enhance the production of an original script. Students will each view a current M...

  • Creative Non FictionCWRI20005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject, students will be exposed to a rich and thrilling range of Creative Nonfiction – music, science, sport, technology, trauma, family, politics, more – on the road to developing and fine-tuning their own writing skills. Class discussions will tackle ethics and research/narrative tech...

  • Rock to RaveCULS20015

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of cultural studies approaches to contemporary popular music. Students will be introduced to the interdisciplinary traditions of scholarship that have emerged in the study of popular music's relationship to its social, cultural and political contexts. Topics will...

  • Life WritingCWRI30013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Life writing draws on lived experiences and life narratives - ours’ and others’ – to examine the relationship between the past and the present, individuals and different types of social life, the public and the private, the local and the (trans)national. In this subject we will be thinking hard a...

  • LundU: Globalisation and CultureCULS20013

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019

    The course will examine cultural aspects of the globalisation process. In focus for the course is an analysis of the relationship between globalisation processes and contemporary cultural changes throughout the world. As a theoretical starting point to understand global cultural processes today, ...

  • The Contemporary Publishing IndustryPUBL90003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of the major factors affecting the local and global production, marketing and distribution of books, magazines and electronic publications. It considers the impact of political, social and economic conditions, technological changes, and changing industry practice...

  • History of Books and ReadingPUBL90007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the history of the book and its relationship to changing reading practices. It will focus specifically on the changing technologies and aesthetics of book production, the relationships between reading and other cultural practices, the changing roles of publishe...