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  • Creative Writing: Ideas and PracticeCWRI10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject focuses on the creative process of shorter literary work, from the first idea through the development, editing and presentation, including the identification of sources, and choice of style and form. Students will be encouraged to attempt a variety of forms including poetry, monologu...

  • Cultural Policy and PowerCULS40001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to cultural policy studies as a distinct domain of cultural studies. It examines the stakes involved in defining and operating within cultural policy studies by working through the characterisations of creative industries, cultural practices, cultural politics and...

  • Cultural Studies NowCULS40011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the current state of the discipline of Cultural Studies. Students will be oriented in relation to the major theoretical traditions, methodological approaches, empirical and political pre-occupations, and national traditions in cultural studies. We will do t...

  • Doing Media EthnographyCULS90010

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    Ethnography — the descriptive and long-term study of peoples and their communities — is one of the most challenging, and rewarding, approaches to media research. This elective will help students interested in ethnography to engage with the key conceptual and practical issues found when using it a...

  • City CulturesCULS30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to a variety of ways in which city cultures have defined and articulated popular culture and critical social theory. Students will be introduced to contemporary urban narratives of places and spaces through a focus on city cultures, from Melbourne, New York, ...

  • Asian Cinema and MediaCULS30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject focuses on contemporary Asian cinema and media with a special emphasis on their transnational aspects. Students will encounter examples mainly from cinema (both popular and 'art' film), but the subject also engages with other forms of media culture like television, computer games, mu...

  • 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...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Advanced Non Fiction WritingJOUR90009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on basic news writing skills to explore feature writing, journalistic essay writing and long term literary journalism. Students are introduced to key examples of leading non fiction writing from Australia and overseas, and are encouraged to reflect on the techniques employed, ...

  • Data JournalismJOUR90011

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    This unit will explore the practice and theoretical underpinnings of data journalism, whereby news content is organized around structured pieces of data, as opposed to conventionally structured news stories. Students will learn how to access key public databases, extract stories from them, and ma...

  • International Traditions in JournalismJOUR90021

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines the practice of professional journalism and its traditions across a variety of international contexts. Students will compare and contrast the intellectual and historical traditions behind the development of contemporary journalism practice in places including Australia, Euro...

  • Dilemmas in Journalism: Law and EthicsJOUR90006

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    This subject will provide students with a grounding in key aspects of media law that all journalists need to be aware of, and offer students an opportunity to engage with particular ethical dilemmas that arise in the field of journalism.It will provide students with an opportunity to gain a deep ...

  • Journalism InternshipJOUR90003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students enrolled in this subject will be matched individually by the Subject Coordinator to a media organisation suited to the student's interests, ambitions and skills, for a 20 day ( or FTE) placement as an intern. Subject Coordinator will liaise with workplace mentor/supervisor to ensure stud...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Audio Visual PreservationCUMC90020

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject will provide students with an introduction to the identification and preservation of the most common audio visual recording formats: motion picture film, magnetic media, audio recording technologies, and video; and provide an overview of the care of collections comprising audio visua...

  • 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 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...