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ATS2441

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Kevin Foster

Notes

Previously coded COM2120

Synopsis

This unit focuses on the relations between regional and national cultures and identities. Through the examination of a range of texts, history, political documents, as well as fiction, poetry and film, this course will examine how the landscape and environment of the north of England, its countryside and cities, its people, their histories, cultures and identities have been represented for differing political or cultural purposes. In particular the course will focus on the representation of childhood, work and unemployment, gender, ethnic and class identity and how each of these feeds into and helps shape, reinforce or contest a sense of regional or cultural identity.

Assessment

Short essay (1000 words): 20%
Long essay (2000 words): 40%
Examination (2 hours): 30%
Seminar participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Kevin Foster

Contact hours

1 hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

International studies
Communications

Prohibitions

ATS3441