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2013 FSA412 Contemporary Visual Theory

Unit Level:

Available as a Student Elective: No

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SPECIAL NOTE: 

For Honours (Theory Research) students only

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
FSA412 H H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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DESCRIPTION

The aim of this unit is to develop your skills in critical analysis and argument in relation to current theoretical debates and methodologies in the visual arts that are relevant to your research concerns. In consultation with your Honours supervisor, you will develop, research and write two essays. The first will analyse the usefulness of one of the following approaches in Contemporary Visual Theory - marxism, feminism, semiotics, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, postcolonialism and phenomenology - while the second essay will be on a topic related to, but distinct from that of your Honours thesis.

WEIGHT: 25%

ASSESSMENT:

2x 3,000 word essays each worth 50%

TEACHING PATTERN:

Regular supervisory meetings by arrangement

REQUISITE INFO
Coreq FSA413

TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Honours Coordinator, Anne MacDonald; Lecturers, Dr. Llewellyn Negrin and Dr. Brigita Ozolins

FEES
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KEY

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