Units of Study

ASLT2616 - Australian Stage and Screen

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Peter John Kirkpatrick
Phone: +61 2 9351 2270
Email: peter.kirkpatrick@sydney.edu.au

Description

Australian theatre and cinema have lively, at times intersecting, histories, and have played significant roles at both national and international levels, from the depiction of various local 'types' on stage and screen, to the work of Australian actors, directors and cinematographers overseas. This unit examines selected plays and films over the last century or so through a number of thematic focuses, including: race, gender and national identity; comic traditions; Australia and the world; modernity and innovation.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x2000wd take-home exercise (40%), 1x oral presentation, 1x500wd written summary (20%)

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(18 junior credit points including 12 junior credit points from English) or (18 junior credit points including ENGL1011)

Prohibitions

ASLT2006, ASLT2016

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ASLT2616

   

Lect

         

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ASLT2616

Lect

       

Film

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