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  • Russian 5RUSS30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed to provide students with a thorough exposure to pre-20th-century historical and social issues in Russia. Drawing on the dual meaning of the Russian word istorija (i.e., history and story), the theme-oriented instructional units emphasise personal and public stories in Rus...

  • Russian 1RUSS10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The overall goal of this subject is to help students with no knowledge of Russian develop cultural and linguistic knowledge that allows them to feel comfortable thinking of themselves as users of Russian, in listening, reading, writing and speaking. It introduces students to cultural notions of t...

  • Russian Culture Through FilmRUSS30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers an introduction to Russian culture through film from the 1920s and the films of Eisenstein up to the present. The subject will cover representations of social change and the interpretation of cultural identities in Russian film through the main historical periods including: th...

  • Hebrew 5HEBR30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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 6HEBR10012

    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 6HEBR20008

    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 4HEBR10006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students build on their proficiencies and skills in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with authentic texts and situations, and are equipped with more sophisticated language and intercultural skills to converse about themselves in Hebrew within a broader range of...

  • International Publishing ProjectPUBL90016

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject involves travel to New York to undertake a five-day intensive to be taught at a New York based university. The program will involve instruction by senior figures in the US publishing industry, from established firms and the recent start-ups that are re-shaping the industry.

  • Legal Issues in Media and PublishingPUBL90014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject addresses ethical issues and legal constraints involved in publishing for print and digital media. It will review existing ethical codes and the mechanisms established to police them, as well as offering an overview of how publishing practices are shaped by legislative provisions rel...

  • Affective PublicsCULS90009

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    What theoretical and conceptual frameworks emerge when we stage conversations between the scholarship on publics and public cultures and the so-called “affective turn” in the social sciences and humanities? How do affective publics implicate discourses of belonging, citizenship, and minoritarian ...

  • Television, Lifestyle & Consumer CultureCULS20014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    What is lifestyle? When and how did the concept develop, and what functions does it serve in consumer culture today? How is it represented and constructed through television? How does it relate to parallel concepts like taste, style and identity? This subject frames lifestyle as the site where co...

  • Publishing ProjectPUBL90015

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Working under the supervision of a staff member, a student will produce a substantive publishing project, equivalent to 5000 words of written assessment. The project will be part of a larger team publishing project led by staff. The subject coordinator's permission must be sought in order to enrol.

  • Russian Language & Culture 4ARUSS40006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is a post-advanced language-acquisition subject, in the course of which students should be able to enhance their capacity to use correct, idiomatic Russian both in written and spoken form. acquire the ability to understand and translate messages of a sophisticated level of complexity occurri...

  • Russian Thesis Part 2RUSS40010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to RUSS40009 Russian Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Media HistoriesCULS20016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject will explore the intimate connections between screen and media technologies and changing understandings of culture in the 20th century. It focuses on how innovations in print and photographic technologies, telegraphy and telephony, the moving image, sound recording, radio, film exhibi...

  • Media, Identity and Everyday LifeCULS10005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Media saturate almost every aspect of our experience, and provide a powerful lens through which we come to understand our selves, other people, and the world around us. This subject offers an introduction to cultural studies by focusing on the media and their impacts in everyday life. Case studie...

  • Russian 4RUSS20005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The overall goal of this intermediate Russian subject is to enable students to move from the private to the public sphere of discourse so that they begin to engage with more sophisticated cultural and social topics in listening, reading, writing and speaking. Students will encounter visual and pr...

  • 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...

  • Introduction to Conservation TreatmentCUMC90028

    Offered:AprilYear:2019

    This subject examines the history and manufacture of traditional and modern materials, their properties and behaviour, and considers their chemical and physical processes of deterioration. These are considered in light of their cultural, historical and scientific contexts. The analytical methods ...