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  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Structural EditingPUBL90001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on the structural editing of texts in a range of genres, including instructional, polemical, scholarly and narrative works. Students will learn how to analyse the reading practices characteristic of different genres, and will be given practical experience in editing texts to ...

  • Advanced Book PublishingPUBL90020

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the processes by which book publishers evaluate proposals and build their lists. Through seminars and hands-on workshops, students are introduced to the business and management aspects of book publishing that underpin list-building, and to the processes involve...

  • 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...

  • 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...