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UKR4090

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 First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Andriy Zayarnyuk

Synopsis

In-depth study of the Ukrainian literature in its historical context with special reference to the visual arts and against the background of social and political change.

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)

Marko Pavlyshyn

Contact hours

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

Prerequisites

A major in Ukrainian studies

Prohibitions

UKR3090