Units of Study

MGRK4011 - Modern Greek Honours A

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 12

Coordinator: Vrasidas Karalis
Phone: +61 2 9351 7252
Email: vrasidas.karalis@sydney.edu.au

Description

The Honours program in Modern Greek Studies consists of:
1. a thesis written under the supervision of one or more members of academic staff
2. two seminars that meet weekly for two hours for one semester.


The thesis should be of 18000-20000 words. Each seminar requires 6000 words of written work or its equivalent.


The thesis is worth 60% of the final Honours mark and each of the seminars is worth 20%.


The following seminars are on offer in 2014:


Greek Cinema (Prof Karalis) Semester 1
From Homer to Ritsos (Dr Anthony Dracopoulos) Semester 2


For more information, contact Prof Vrasidas Karalis, Honours coordinator.

Assessments

A thesis of 18000-20000 words and 6000 words of written work or its equivalent for each seminar.

Classes

2x2-hr seminars/week, one in Semester 1 and one in Semester 2

Prerequisites

48 senior credit points from Modern Greek Studies with a credit average or better, including completion of the major.

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In addition to the core language studies units, the undergraduate program includes other units of study that deal with cultural and literary themes and translation. The following is a list of units that are currently offered on rotation each year.

  • MGRK2603 Style and Expression
  • MGRK2604 Comparison of Greek and English
  • MGRK2605 Theory and Practice of Translation B
  • MGRK2606 Varieties and Registers
  • MGRK2609 Theory and Practice of Translation A
  • MGRK2621 Greek Modernism
  • MGRK2622 The Other Road to Greek Modernity
  • MGRK2631 Cultural Identities
  • MGRK2633 Social Norms/Stereotypes in Greek Cinema
  • MGRK2652 Politics and Politicians in Greece
  • MGRK2653 Sex, Drugs and Music in Modern Greece
  • MGRK2655 Modern Greek Art
  • MGRK2657 Greece and the European Imaginary
  • MGRK2675 New Testament Greek and its World A
  • MGRK2676 New Testament Greek and its World B
  • MGRK2682 Sports and Contemporary Culture
  • MGRK2691 Sociolinguistics in the Greek Diaspora
  • MGRK3692 Theories of Literature