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ALL301 - Global Literatures: Literary Interventions in the Present Situation

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lyn Mc Credden

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): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

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

Research Essay 1 (individual), 2000 words, 50%

Research Essay 2 (individual), 2000 words, 50%

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