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Ideas and Movements that Changed the World - FASS2100

This unit is committed to deep thinking and learning through engaging with six topics and seven or so key texts with the focus on closely reading these texts. The texts examine ideas across a range of cultures. Ideas and debates regarding feminism, aboriginality, racism, power, identity, narcissism, nationalism, and music will be discussed via these texts. Also movements such as the aboriginal and civil rights movements will be explored as will the revolutionary communist and punk movements. The overall aim of the unit is to make a case for the benefits of broad reading and engaging with ideas, and how doing so can help us think more creatively and in less restricted ways. FASS2100 can be taken before, after, or independently of FASS2200.

Classes
1x1.5hr lecture/week, 1x1.5hr seminar/week

Assessment
4x500wd Reponse Papers (40%), 1x2500wd Essay (50%), Seminar Participation (10%)

Pre-requisites

must be in the Dalyell stream

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Arts and Social Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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