Units of Study

GCST5905 - Identity Place and Culture

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Adam Martin Gall
Email: adam.gall@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit familiarises students with contemporary ideas and debates concerning cultural identity, community and location, with an emphasis on diversity and difference in contemporary Australian culture but placed in an international context by the wider field of cultural studies. It will focus on contemporary case studies to enable students to explore theories of identity, community and cultural location and develop appropriate and effective means of analysing contemporary cultural identities and practices.

Assessments

1x2000wd seminar paper with annotated bibliography (40%) and 1x3000wd essay (60%)

Classes

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

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