This multi-disciplinary course explores concepts of memory in the construction of national identity, the role of memory in the archive and the exploration of memory in contemporary visual practice, film and fiction.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of important theoretical debates about memory and how they are mobilised in public discourses and institutions such as the memorial and the museum
- Relate theoretical debates about memory to developments in the visual arts.
- Present written and oral arguments about the ways in which memory and the past is configured in public discourses and institutions and within the visual arts.
1000 word written essay (25%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]
2500 word essay (45%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]
8 minute tutorial presentation (20%) [Learning Outcomes 3]
Participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1-2]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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