• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Areas of interest Visual Arts

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.

Indicative Assessment

1000 word written essay (25%), 2500 word essay (45%) 8 minute tutorial presentation (20%) and participation (10%).

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Workload

Three hours lectures and tutorial, seven hours independent study per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 36 units of ANU courses towards a degree, or with the permission of the convenor.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2520
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4360 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

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