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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Specialised TranslationTRAN90003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will be trained in specialised fields of English-Chinese translation in this subject. They will choose to work in two of the following specialisations: business & commerce, journalistic writing; public & government; political speeches; and literary writing. Through lectures and d...

  • Translation Theory and PracticeTRAN90001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will be introduced to basic principles of translation, examining key linguistic and cultural aspects. Through practical translation exercises, students will develop awareness of linguistic and cultural contrasts between languages. Specific seminars deal with the main translation theories...

  • Translation Studies WorkshopTRAN90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will be introduced to the major theoretical and methodological approaches for analysing and evaluating translations. Through seminars, class discussions and readings, students will gain insight into the central issues in translation studies. The focus is on building the k...

  • Translation InternshipTRAN90010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will enable students to undertake approximately 340 hours of professional work experience at an industry partner’s premise. Students should only be enrolled in the subject if they have secured professional work placement which has been approved by the subject coordinator. Upon comple...

  • Translation Studies Thesis Part 1TRAN90012

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A text of 12,000 words comprising a research project or commented translation approved by the coordinator or supervisor. Students should contact their subject coordinator in the first week of semester regarding a topic and appointing a supervisor.

  • Translation and CommunicationTRAN90021

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on issues of translation and on interpreting as an act of communication in a multicultural world. It examines the communicative nature of the translating task and the possibilities, challenges and constraints of a translator/interpreter as an intercultural mediator and facili...

  • Spanish-English Translation 1TRAN90014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the basic principles and practice of written translation into English using a professional translation-memory tool. Students will learn to apply contrastive grammar and grounded discourse analysis in order to identify and resolve translation problems by using a...

  • Translation Industry ProjectTRAN90022

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject places students in a professional translation environment, whereby students work on team-based translation projects that require them to integrate their linguistic, technical and collaborative skills, and to experience the variety of roles in professional translation such as client, ...

  • English-Spanish Translation 2TRAN90017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on basic contrastive grammar and discourse analysis to tackle a range of translation problems involving different translation purposes, media, and technologies (translation memories, post-editing, terminology, quality control). A key part of the learning process will be coordi...

  • 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...