146.316 Visual Anthropology: Southasia and Global Issues (15 credits)

The study of the use of film, video and multimedia representations of Southasia and Global issues for anthropological research and practice.

Details Details

  • Year: 2018
  • Mode: Distance
  • Semester: Semester one full semester
  • Location: N/A
  • Coordinator: Dr Sita Venkateswar
  • Subject: Social Anthropology
  • College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Online component Details

  • Online component: Fully Taught Online - As all of the course is taught online and there are no on-campus components (attendance at an examination venue may be required), Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Core study resources that can be published in print will be supplied to the students who request them Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): At least 45 credits from 200 level.

Dates

  • Start Date: Monday 26 February, 2018
  • End date: Sunday 24 June, 2018

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Monday 12 March, 2018
  • Without academic penalty: Friday 25 May, 2018

Contact workshops

There is no contact workshop for this course

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Critically analyse examples of visual anthropology as mediums of representation.
  2. Examine historical and contemporary film and video events in Southasia as expressions of culture.
  3. Apply cross-cultural perspectives to visual analyses of history and society of Southasia and their connections to global developments.
  4. Apply different modes of writing to relevant tasks.

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Assessments

During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.


Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting Note
2 Discussion Forum 3 5.0%
3 Individual Performance/Presentation 1 15.0%
6 Test 1,2,3 25.0%

Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.

Textbooks

It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.

Compulsory
  • Churchill’s Secret War: The British Empire And The Ravaging Of India During World War 11
    Author: Madhursree Mukerjee
    Edition: 2010
    Publisher: Basic Books

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