Units of Study

EUST2616 - European Modernity and the Greek Ideal

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Anthony Dracopoulos


Throughout the last 2000 years, the Greek legacy has exerted a powerful influence on the European imagination. It has remained a reference point for western politics, thought and culture and has contributed significantly in shaping the European tradition of rational humanism and critical reflection. The unit draws on literature, images and films to survey the European preoccupation with Greek culture, from the Roman period to Postmodernism, and to explore the reasons behind this ongoing fascination.


1x1000wd presentation (20%), 1x1000wd short essay (20%), 1x4000wd essay (50%), tutorial participation (10%)


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


12 credit points at Junior level in at least one of the following: European Studies, European, Middle Eastern or Classical Languages or Studies, English, Government, History, Political Economy, Sociology, Media and Communication.




  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm




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1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 1

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