Units of Study

ARHT2632 - Modern Australian Art and Cinema

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Anita Julia Callaway

Description

This unit of study examines Australian art, cinema and popular visual imagery from 1880-1940. Themes to be covered include the landscape tradition and Australian national identity, urban imagery, images of war, the positioning of women, indigenous and migrant cultures, the fledgling Australian film industry and related responses to issues of modernity and modernism. Students will be encouraged to work with the University art collections.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (50%), 1x1000wd tutorial paper (20%), 1x1000wd short-answer test (30%)

Textbooks

ARHT2632 Course Reader

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) OR (18 junior credit points including ARHT1002 or ENGL1011 or ENGL1025 or ENGL1026)

Prohibitions

ARHT2032

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Lecture

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