The unit looks at the two concepts, nature and culture, through a series of related and contestable frames commonly encountered in the visual and performing arts. The various understandings of nature and culture will be investigated across a number of eras and through geographically diverse sources. Topics may include: masculinities and femininities; social Darwinism in text, image and action; nature as landscape, culture as urbanism; naturalism and the real; culture, Culture and kultur; ecology and environmentalism; transcendentalism; nature and spirit; performing nature; culture and hybridity; popular and mass culture; subcultures and countercultures; technoculture, e-culture, cyberculture.
|Unit name||Ideas of Nature and Culture|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Dr Karen Hall
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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Total 39 hours lectures, workshops and seminars over 13 weeks.
Level 200: Tutorial presentation (1000-word equivalent: 30%); 1500-word tutorial paper (30%); 2,500 word essay (40%)
Level 300:Tutorial presentation (1000-word equivalent: 20%); 1500-word tutorial paper (20%); 500-word review (20%) 2, 500 word essay (40%)
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