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ARHT6953 - Backstage at the Mitchell Library

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Anita Julia Callaway

Description

By the end of this unit of study, students will understand that scholarly research is an essential component of successful art history and art curatorship, and appreciate the synergy produced when practical and research elements are combined. They will be able to undertake primary research, to differentiate between primary and secondary sources, and to interrogate them appropriately. They will be able to create a curatorial/research profile for an art object form scratch, in the absence of previous research. Most importantly, although this unit of study concentrates on Australian material culture, students will be able to apply the same principles and skills to any international curatorial and scholarly situation.

Assessments

1x1000wd seminar presentation (30%), 1x4000wd written research project/essay (70%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

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