Units of Study
SCLG2609 - Contemporary Cultural Issues
Semester 2, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Catriona Elder
Phone: +61 2 9351 3080
This unit of study will examine key issues and debates within current sociological writings on culture. It will assess critically a range of cultural issues pertinent to structuralist, poststructuralist, deconstructionist as well as postmodern accounts of contemporary culture. An aim of this unit is to link concepts of culture to specific case studies, in order to facilitate the joining of theory with research. This aim will be achieved through addressing various issues, including analysis of cultural representations, popular culture, as well as the role of agency within cultural formations.
tutorial participation (15%) and 2000wd essay (40%) and 2000wd take-home exercise (45%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 Junior credit points from ANTH, GCST, SCLG, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for SCLG2609
|Class||Contemporary Cultural Issues|
|Session||Semester 2 2014|
|Location||New Law School Lecture Theatre 106 F10A|
|Convenor||Associate Professor Catriona Elder|
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