Sex, Violence and Transgression (GCST2604)
UNIT OF STUDY
Violence is one of the most prevalent themes in popular culture and public discourse today. It shapes our lives in all sorts of ways, both real and imagined. Incorporating concepts and theoretical tools from gender and cultural studies, this unit will examine the construction and representation of violence in relation to sexuality, transgression, difference and power.
Further unit of study information
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x2000wd case study (40%), 1x2000wd Take-home exam (40%), online participation (20%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
12 Junior credit points from (Gender and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013)
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.