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Contemporary Cultural Practice (7009.4)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Humanities




    This subject explores theoretical frameworks for contemporary cultural practice. It begins by considering general dilemmas affecting notions of subjectivity and creativity and then considers specific contexts of creative cultural production. Film, New Media, and Writing provides the main reference points and examples for specific analysis. Assessment for this subject is project-based, enabling students to engage in sustained and detailed cultural studies research.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Upon completion of this subject, it is expected that students will have: an understanding of theoretical issues and debates surrounding the ideas of subjectivity, creativity, and cultural practice; an ability to critically analyse specific examples of contemporary cultural practice; and an ability to conduct a substantial research project.

    Contact Hours

    Three hours per week consisting of lectures and tutorials.


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