The unit introduces theories of the visual and performing arts through criticism and related cultural, historical and theoretical themes, including ideas of subjectivity, performativity, space and site, regionalism, nationalism and globalism. Skills in observation, critique and communication are developed through lectures, tutorial discussions and a range of assessment tasks. Emphasis is placed on acquiring the language and critical tools with which to engage with the visual and performing arts in a cross-disciplinary atmosphere.
|Unit name||Theory Basics|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,207.00||100301|
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39 hours seminars, lectures and group work over 13 weeks.
Reflective journal (2500-word equivalent) (40%), seminar presentation with 500-word summary (20%), 1500-word essay (40%)
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