units

ATS3583

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitAustralian Centre for Jewish Civilisation
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Noah Shenker

Notes

Previously coded HSY3225

Synopsis

As for ATS2583

Outcomes

Students successfully completing this subject will be able to understand:

  1. The nature of historical film in its various forms.
  2. The criteria for assessing the merits of historical film, and the ways film differs from other forms of historical representation.
  3. The influence of film in the past and upon later historical understanding.
  4. The role of historians in film-making.
  5. The ways in which film can extend and challenge our understanding of history as a discourse.

Assessment

Film commentary (1000 words): 25%
Long essay (2500 words): 40%
Test (1000 words): 25%
Tutorial participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours a week, comprising of films, lectures and tutorials

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

Prerequisites

A first year sequence in History or permission

Prohibitions