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Fashioning the Body

Enrolment code: FST207/307

Offered: Hobart: semester 2

Special note: may be taken as a Women’s Studies unit; offered in odd-numbered years

Unit description:

The unit focuses on the body as a site of cultural transformation, investigating the various ways in which the body has been moulded and adorned in accordance with culturally defined ideals. It covers such topics as facial decoration, hairstyling, tattooing, scarification, the slender body, the muscular body, cosmetic surgery, and male and female dress.

Staff Dr L Negrin For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 1-hr lecture, 1-hr Art Forum, 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 Art Theory or 25% level 100 Women’s Studies  
Assessment mode 2,500-word essay (60%), tutorial presentation with associated 2,000-word tutorial paper (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Recommended texts etc Craik J, The Face of Fashion, Routledge, Lond & NY, 1994 Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Women's Studies
Art and Design Theory (Hobart)
Courses Bachelor of Fine Arts (See also combined degree)
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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