Courses & Units

Imaging the Body FST314


This unit is offered in even numbered years.


Questions concerning the body and how it is imaged have become central to contemporary discussions about identity. This unit will analyse the various ways in which the body has been depicted in Western culture, examining the changing social and cultural meanings that have been invested in the body both in the past and in contemporary society. It will examine how factors such as gender and race have influenced the ways in which the body has been portrayed, as well as the impact of medical and digital technologies on our visualization of the body.


Unit name Imaging the Body
Unit code FST314
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Arts

Teaching staff

Dr. Llewellyn Negrin

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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1 100301

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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

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Teaching Pattern

On Campus: 1-hr lecture (or on-line equivalent), 1-hr Art Forum, 1-hr tutorial weekly (12 wks)


2,500-word long essay (50%); 1,500 word annotated visual presentation (30%); on-line quiz (10%); 750 word visual summary (10%)

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