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Units in Gender and Cultural Studies majors

GCST4011 - Cultural Studies Honours A

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Jane Park


The Honours program in Cultural Studies consists of:
1. a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff
2. three seminars, each seminar meeting for 2 hours per week for one semester
3. non-assessable participation in an Honours "mini-conference" usually held one month prior to thesis submission.

The thesis should be of 15,000 words in length. Each seminar requires 6,000 words of written work or its equivalent.

The thesis is worth 40% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars is worth 20%.

The following seminars are on offer in 2014:

Arguing the Point (Dr Ruth Barcan) (Sem 1)
Philosophy in the Feminine (Sem 1)
Key Thinkers for Cultural Studies (Prof Meaghan Morris) (Sem 1)
Modernism, Modernity and Modern Culture (Sem 2)
Identity, Place and Culture (Prof Meaghan Morris) (Sem 2)
Natures and Cultures of Bodies (Dr Kane Race) (Sem 2)

For more information, contact Dr Ruth Barcan, Honours coordinator.


a thesis of 15000 words and 6000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar


three seminars, each seminar meeting for 2 hours per week for one semester


Credit average in 48 credit points of Cultural Studies (including cross-listed units)

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