This unit interrogates the construction of the "human" in cultural texts through an examination of its constitutive relationship with the nonhuman. Through a selection of contemporary literary and visual texts, students will be invited to engage with a range of critical frameworks such as animal studies, critical plant studies, theories of race and critical whiteness, queer theory, disability studies, posthumanism and the environmental humanities.
|Unit name||Fictions of the Non/Human|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Dr Hannah Stark
Dr Hannah Stark
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
HEA295, HEA395, HEA218
1 x 1 hour lecture per week, 1 x 1.5 hour tutorial per week
Discussion Questions (20%); Annotated Bibliography (30%); 4,000-word Research Essay (50%)
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