- Code SCRN2001
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Screen Studies
- Areas of interest Cultural Studies, Digital Arts, IT in New Media, Digital Humanities, Film
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Katharina Bonzel
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2020
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By closely studying a selected number of feature films, television series, digital technologies, short films and other screen media, this course aims to explore the nature of audiovisual representation, the complex interplay between genre and screen and the theoretical perspectives which underpin Screen Studies. We will approach a wide range of texts and theories to study screen genre, transmediality and Screen Studies theory. Students will develop strategies to understand the diversity of screen media forms and scrutinise the role and impact of screens in contemporary, transnational and transmedial contexts.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate a strong appreciation of the role of genre in Screen Studies;
- analyse the relationship between screen texts and their corresponding theories;
- study and characterise different screen media forms and their contexts; and
- carry out close analysis of screen texts.
- Tutorial presentation, 10 minutes (20) [LO 1,3,4]
- Essay, 2000 words (35) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Collaborative research project (35) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Class Participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 12 hours of lectures, 12 hours of tutorials and 24 hours of film screenings; and
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsAll texts will be supplied on Wattle.
Preliminary ReadingAll texts will be supplied on Wattle.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8544||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||N/A|