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  • Editorial EnglishPUBL90002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on the key communication skill of editing. It introduces students to the linguistic conventions of editorial English, the use and interpretation of copy-editing symbols, and the parameters of a variety of house styles. Students will also learn the principles and practice of e...

  • 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...

  • Advanced Editing for Digital MediaPUBL90009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to advanced aspects of editing for digital media. It focuses on the methods, systems, trends and technological developments taking place in digital media industries, and presents a portfolio of key skills and knowledge required in contemporary editing and content ...

  • Editing MasterclassPUBL90021

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the principles and practices associated with the development and structural editing of a range of texts from four specialised genres: fiction, trade non-fiction, children’s books, genre fiction and educational publishing. Students will be presented with man...

  • Writing and Editing for Digital MediaPUBL90006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This introductory subject is designed to induct graduate students into the major issues and current thinking in web-based communication; to familiarize students with the major channels and platforms in use in this field; to develop an understanding of online genres, and teach essential writing an...

  • Publishing and Communications Thesis Pt1PUBL90022

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A research topic selected in consultation with the supervisor. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 37.5 point requirement for the year-long subject.

  • Writing and Editing for MagazinesPUBL90013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of magazine writing, editing and publishing, with special emphasis on the skills needed to successfully produce magazines today. We examine how magazine editors conceive of audiences, and how they create print and digital magazines that serve the needs and desire...

  • 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...

  • Hebrew 6HEBR30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on advanced modern literary texts, including study of contemporary Hebrew writers in prose and poetry, modern conversational idiom, and newspaper and academic articles. Students further extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with aut...

  • Hebrew 1HEBR10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject covers the basic word formation and syntax of Modern Hebrew, as well as reading, writing and simple conversation. Students should also gain an historical perspective of the language. Students who complete the subject should have a sufficient grasp of Modern Hebrew grammar, vocabulary...

  • Digital Cultural ConservationCUMC90022

    Offered:April, SeptemberYear: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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Young Adult FictionCWRI90009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will explore the transitory space occupied by the young adult, and the literature that is produced for teenagers. Students will critically engage with texts from this relatively new literary genre, and creatively navigate the space between childhood and adulthood. Exploring the histo...

  • Creative Writing Thesis Part 2CWRI40016

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to CWRI40015 Creative Writing Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Writing AustraliaCWRI40014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students study a number of recent Australian literary works selected from a range of genres. The emphasis is on contemporary work. The approach will include discussion of ways of reading, and production of creative responses to the selected texts. Students will read one significan...

  • Creative Writing Thesis Part 1CWRI90015

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The student will negotiate a suitable project with a supervisor, and attend meetings and supervision sessions as required. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 50 point requirement f...

  • Advanced Writing Project Part 1CWRI90017

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will negotiate a suitable creative project in any genre with a supervisor, attend meetings and supervision sessions as required and present work in progress to appropriate seminars or workshop groups during the year. Enrolment in the Advanced Writing Project is across two consecutive sem...

  • Thinking Writing: Theory and CreativityCWRI40004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores the relationship between critical theory and creative writing. We read critical, philosophical and theoretical texts relating to issues of creativity and the creative process by seminal theorists such as Kristeva, Foucault, Cixous, and Derrida. We also read a selection of te...