Units of Study

GCST5909 - Key Thinkers for Cultural Studies

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Catherine Anne Driscoll


This unit introduces students with limited background in cultural theory to key thinkers for contemporary cultural studies. Based on close reading of individual authors, with two weeks devoted to each, students will learn about the influence of such theoretical fields as Marxist, psychoanalytic and feminist theory on cultural studies as well as how to relate cultural research to traditions like structuralism and post-structuralism.


1x500wd seminar presentation (10%), 1x2500wd essay (50%) and 1x2000wd reading journal (40%)


1x2-hr seminar/week

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