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ASR200 - Religion, Spirituality and Popular Culture

Unit details

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

Andrew Singleton

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Class per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit examines contemporary trends in spirituality and religion (including New Religious Movements, no religion, and world religions) and how these find expression in the global digital age. It also examines how popular culture - supernatural and magical movies, books, TV - is implicated the experience of religion and spirituality, particularly among young people. The unit is informed by theories of secularisation, re-enchantment, cultural appropriation, the network society, globalisation and gender.

Assessment

Reports x 2, 50% each

Unit Fee Information

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