Faculty of Arts
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|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Organisational Unit||Communications and Media Studies|
|Monash Passport category||International Short Field Experience (Explore Program)|
|Offered||Not offered in 2013|
|Coordinator(s)||Professor Robin Gerster|
This is an international study program that requires an application to be enrolled - see the Arts Prato page for further information http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/prato/
Previously coded COM2150
The unit maps the roots and routes of English-language travel in Italy, from the aristocratic travel of the English Renaissance, to the Grand Tourists of the twentieth century, to the rise of middle-class tourism and the travel genre in the nineteenth century, to the mass tourism and cyber travel of today. In an eclectic range of sources, including travel books, essays and fiction, a central focus will be on contemporary or near-contemporary cultural responses to Italy (including those articulated in guidebooks), and also how the country is 'packaged' for the consumption of foreign travelers in the discourses of the tourism industry.
On successful completion of the unit students will have:
Research exercise (1800 words): 40%
Essay (1800 words): 40%
Test (900 words): 20%
Two week intensive:
Four 1-hour lectures
Four 2-hour seminars
Two 1-hour lectures
Four 2-hour seminars plus field work
First year Literary Studies or Communications sequence or other first year sequence as approved by co-ordinator.