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Contemporary Feminist Thought HAF315


In the first half of this unit we will study the work of a thinker who has had a significant influence on contemporary feminist thought. For example, we might focus on the work of Simone de Beauvoir or Hannah Arendt or Luce Irigaray, or we might examine the work of Sigmund Freud or Emmanuel Levinas. In the second half of the unit we will read contemporary feminist theory, studying the ways that different writers incorporate earlier theory into their current work.


Unit name Contemporary Feminist Thought
Unit code HAF315
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Philosophy and Gender Studies
Teaching staff

Dr Lucy Tatman

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


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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty


Teaching Pattern

On Campus:  1-hr lecture, 1-hr seminar weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly (13 wks);

Off Campus:   instructional package


3500 words internal assessment (60%); 2-hour examination (40%)

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