Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ENGL6970 - Magazines and Australian Print Culture

Winter Main, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Rebecca Jane Johinke
Phone: +61 2 9351 4516
Email: rebecca.johinke@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit will celebrate magazines as an important but often over-looked part of Australian print culture. We will start with an overview of the history of print culture in Australia and the role of iconic magazines like the Bulletin and Women's Weekly magazines in constructing literary and popular culture. We will then examine a cross-section of publications from 'little' literary magazines to fashion, gossip, sports, special-interest, custom and online magazines and the role they play in fostering Australian literary culture.

Assessments

2x3000wd critical analysis of a magazine (100%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Additional Information

Cross-listed for Master of Publishing students.

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ENGL6970

Lecture 1

         
1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ENGL6970

Lecture 2

         
2 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ENGL6970

Lecture 3

         
3 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ENGL6970

Lecture 4

         
4 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

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