Units of Study

INGS2601 - Transnational Spaces and Networks

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Bronwyn Winter

Description

How are "areas" or "regions" constituted and defined, geopolitically, culturally, economically, linguistically? What key supranational and transnational factors shape global, regional and local identities and public spaces and the ways they communicate? This second year core unit of the Bachelor of International and Global Studies will address key issues and theoretical approaches in transnational, area and diaspora studies and in global communications. It is jointly taught by the School of Languages and Cultures and the Department of Media and Communications.

Assessments

1x portfolio assignment (including personal reading journal, annotated bibliography, press extracts and analytical report) (equivalent to 3000wds) (70%), 1x group oral presentation and plan (equivalent to 1200wds) (20%), 1x mid-semester peer review exercise (10%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

INGS1001 and INGS1002

Additional Information

This unit is available only to students in the Bachelor of International and Global Studies

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