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CLA4020 - Research seminar: Ritual and drama, the politics of antiquity

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Dr Evangelia Anagnostou-Laoutides

Offered

Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)

Synopsis

Guided reading in an area of students' choice that is relevant to the notion of Claasical Studies, subject to the approval of the lecturer. Students also conduct research which leads to written tasks on a question or topic relevant to their guided reading.

Objectives

By the completion of this unit, it is expected that students will able to

  • to understand key notions surrounding the social, religious and political institutions of the Greeks and the Romans.
  • analyze the relationship between language, ideology, and culture in the Classical world and in critical approaches to it.
  • demonstrate knowledge and application of a range of methodological and theoretical approaches to Classical Studies.
  • engage in independent research.
  • demonstrate an advanced level of analytical and written skills.

Assessment

Written work (8000 words): 90%
Oral presentation: 10%

Contact hours

Maximum two hours per week

Prerequisites

Completion of a Classical Studies Major and eligibility to undertake Honours

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