ALL301 - Global Literatures: Literary Interventions in the Present Situation

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Emmett Stinson

Prerequisite:

Students must have completed one level 2 unit

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: Campus: 1 x 2 hour seminar per week plus a series of lectures online

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities
Note:
Commencing 2019

Content

This unit will read and analyse a range of global literatures that focus on present world issues and contexts. It asks students to consider crucial issues in the contemporary world order, such as terrorism, poverty, capitalism, fundamentalism and relations between individuals and nation states.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual and Group) - Research Critique and Reflection (2000 words or equivalent) - 50%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Research Essay 2 (2000 words or equivalent) - 50%