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  • Dilemmas in Journalism: Law and EthicsJOUR90006


    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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


    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...

  • Writing as Women: Critical ReadingsENGL90002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed to introduce graduate students to a sequence of key women's texts across major historical periods. The set readings, which are all considered ‘seminal’ in feminist literary studies, span a number of different genres: polemic, memoir, epistolary non-fiction, the essay and ...