Listening to Global Voices: World Literature and Cinema (11149.1)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||School of Arts and Communications|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 DR Susan THWAITES (Ph: +61 2 62015720 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit exposes students to a range of 'global voices' that have been largely excluded from the cultural mainstream, and examines questions about the interaction of culture and power. The unit crosses literary borders by engaging with dynamic texts in the form of spoken word, moving image, and recorded sound, to explore questions of colonisation and decolonisation; cultural identity and cultural change; migration and diaspora; belonging and exclusion. Students will be introduced to some key theoretical approaches for analysing these issues.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Critically analyse globally diverse texts (in various forms) in relation to questions of power and cultural identity;
2. Apply key theoretical frameworks to the analysis of diverse texts; and
3. Articulate a reflective understanding of some of the key cultural impacts of colonisation, decolonisation, and migration.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 1, 2020
- Semester 1, 2019
Three hours of a 1.5 hour lecture and 1.5 hour tutorial on-campus per week.
Must have completed 24 credit points.
- ARB005 Bachelor of Arts (Global Studies)
- ARSC03 Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws
- ARAR01 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Communication and Media
- ARSC01 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Psychology
- MGAR03 Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Arts
- SCAR02 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Arts
- ARMG02 Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management