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GRN3250

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Christiane Weller

Synopsis

This unit introduces German fictional and non-fictional travel accounts from the 18th, 19th and early 20th century as well as theoretical concepts related to the experience of travel, exploration and colonisation. The encounter with the foreign, in Europe or overseas, and the self-definition of the traveller will be investigated.

Assessment

Essay (2500 words, in English or German): 60%
Class Paper (500-1000 words): 20%
Exam (1 hour): 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Christiane Weller

Contact hours

3 hours (3 x seminars) per week

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

German studies

Prerequisites

GRN2325 or higher