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ATS3404

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)Dr Evangelina Anagnostou-Laoutides

Notes

Previously coded CLA3060

Synopsis

As for ATS2404

Objectives

  1. a knowledge of the historical and cultural background to the erotic literature and iconography of ancient Greece and Rome
  2. an in-depth knowledge of the prescribed selection of authentic texts, and a context-based understanding of them
  3. a general knowledge and understanding of the themes and issues that are generated in the texts studied
  4. a detailed knowledge and understanding of the reception of body image and sexuality in a cultural, political and didactic context within the societies of Ancient Greece and Rome
  5. knowledge of the literary qualities/character of the received (written) text and awareness of issues of translation and textual authority
  6. the ability to discriminate between evidence, interpretation, opinion and fact in secondary sources

Assessment

Written work (3100 words): 70%
In class exam: 30%

Chief examiner(s)

Evangelina Anagnostou-Laoutides

Contact hours

1 x 1 hour lecture and 1x 1.5 hour tutorial

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

Classical studies

Prohibitions

ATS2404