Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

School

Communication & Arts School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

1L, 1.5T

Incompatible

AUST6120

Restricted

Course offering may be cancelled unless a minimum of 20 students enrol.

Assessment methods

Tutorial Preparation & Participation; Group Presentation & Handout; Short Essay; Major Essay.

Course coordinator

Dr Melissa Harper

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

Examines the historical formation and social meanings of selected forms of popular culture in Australia from the early twentieth century to the present. Areas considered include the bush, the beach, cinema, television, popular music, Aboriginality, sport, and food.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile