- Code ARTV2029
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Areas of interest Visual Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
The course explores themes of identity and autobiography in contemporary culture, with specific reference to the implications of Australia's complex intercultural relationships. It will examine these preoccupations in the context of current debates surrounding notions of individuality and cultural identity, and will address such issues as the nature and problems of self-representation in the visual arts; the nature and problems of theorising autobiography and the role of autobiography in feminist and cross-cultural literature. The course will draw on literature and the visual arts for its material. Students undertaking this course will be required to read and discuss a range of fiction to the critical material supplied for reading each week.
1000 word written essay (25%), 2500 word essay (45%) 8 minute tutorial presentation (20%) and participation (10%).
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Three hours lectures and tutorial, seven hours independent study per week.
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