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Subject details

At the end of this subject students will be able to:

  1. apply cultural studies research questions and methods to chosen contexts, including cultural representations, policies and relevant texts of associated community groups
  2. develop critical and analytical skills that enable students to identify key problems or issues within a field, research the chosen field and gather relevant information and propose strategies for creative solutions using culturally appropriate methods of communication suited to that context
  3. reflect critically on their own experiences and use those experiences as a source of information for further cultural studies research.
    • Cultural studies and research
    • Critical whiteness studies
    • Critical legal studies
    • Ethics
    • Somatechnics
    • Australian cultural studies
    • Performance studies
    • Research
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
    • Online materials

      • Resources and Links

Equivalent subjects

You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • MAQ-CLT370

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

MAQ-MECX321-Racialised Punishment and the Construction of Nation , or MAQ-CLT310
MAQ-MECX340-Genre Writing , or MAQ-CLT330, or MAQ-CLT340
MAQ-MECX322-Screening (Ab)normal Bodies , or MAQ-CLT320, or MAQ-CLTX300

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as CLT370 Cultural Contexts.

This subject gives cultural studies students an opportunity to reflect on what they have learned - about what kinds of research questions cultural studies asks, the methodologies it uses and the theoretical frameworks it deploys. Students explore the ways cultural studies can be used beyond undergraduate study - for further research, such as Masters or postgraduate research, and for understanding workplaces or other domains of cultural practice.

  • Assignment 1 (20%)
  • Assignment 2 (30%)
  • Assignment 3 (50%)

Textbook information is pending.

Related degrees

undergraduate MAQ-ART-DEG-2019

Bachelor of Arts

  • Major in Ancient History
  • Major in English
  • Major in Modern History
  • Major in Philosophy
  • Major in Politics
  • Major in Society and Culture
  • Major in Sociology
  • Major in Creative Writing