How is gender represented and communicated through television, film, magazines, and other channels in popular culture? This unit explores different conceptions of representation, drawing on film theory, cultural studies, media studies, and contemporary gender theory. We will analyse the ways in which the gendered meanings of representations are produced, and how they are subject to change. Analyses will be focused primarily on contemporary Australian cultural artifacts, i.e., current Australian television series, news shows, films, etc.
|Unit name||Contemporary Representations of Gender|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Philosophy and Gender Studies|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
1-hr lecture and 1-hr seminar weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly (13 wks)
HAF227 -3000 words internal assessment (60%); 2-hour examination (40%)
HAF327 -3500 words internal assessment (60%); 2-hour examination (40%)
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