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UKR3100

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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)Assoc Prof Marko Pavlyshyn

Synopsis

Studies in the culture of the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries in Ukraine. Literary texts (polemical literature; lyrical, laudatory and emblematic verse; school drama, including comic interlude; historical writing; the philosophical and poetic works of Skovoroda) are examined in the original, in relation to contemporary Ukrainian art, architecture, music and folklore, and with reference to social and political developments.

Objectives

  1. Upon completion of this unit students should have acquired a knowledge of representative texts of the major genres of the Ukrainian literature, an in-depth knowledge of the major developments of the Ukrainian history;
  2. Students should have developed an understanding of the texts in the context of contemporary East-Slavic and Ukrainian culture, and should be able to place them into the context of social and political change as well as the context of other arts;
  3. Students should have developed skills in critical interpretation, as well as coherent, independent written argument that makes properly documented use of secondary literature;
  4. Students taking the unit at fourth-year level should be familiar with various critical and theoretical approaches to the subject matter of the unit.

Assessment

Written work: 40% (2000 words)
Tests: 30%
Homework: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Assoc Prof Marko Pavlyshyn

Contact hours

4 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 2 x 1 hour tutorials) per week

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

Ukrainian studies

Prerequisites

A minor in Ukrainian Studies

Prohibitions

UKR4100