Units of Study

Please note:

In 2016, in addition to the units of study listed in the tables below, the following Units of Study (external to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) can be counted towards your major. Please refer to the teaching department for details.

  • ARCH9082 Conservation of Traditional Materials Intensive March
  • ARCH9028 Conservation Methods and Practices Semester 2
  • ARCH9081 Heritage Law and Policy Semester 2

MHST6901 - Museum and Heritage:History and Theory

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Avril Anne Alba

Description

The historical, cultural and social roles of museums, heritage places and collections are the focus of contemporary debate. This unit examines the relationships between the production of cultural material, its management and display, and audience to understand museum and heritage sites as places of knowledge, politics and power. Current critical and theoretical perspectives incorporate ideas about the production, consumption, contestation and conservation of intangible values, identities, memories, cultural practices and different knowledge systems.

Assessments

1x1500wd essay (35%), 1x2500wd essay (45%), 1x500wd seminar presentation (10%) and participation (10%)

Classes

1x3-hr seminar/week

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