Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Public Memory and CommemorationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101253.3

Discipline: GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN STUDIES

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Pamela James


Equivalent Units
100508 - Dangerous Visions, 100995 - Dangerous Visions

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 60 credit points of study in currently enrolled course.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
Throughout history various forms of material culture (such as art, architecture, sculpture, objects and photographs) have been used to memorialize individuals as well as to commemorate events, both personal and national. As such, an examination of commemorative works offer valuable insights into the production of public memory and history. This unit explores the particular contexts of such memorials; their meaning, design and, politics. The diverse expressions of commemoration in Australia and the consequent production of public memory provides the arena for such considerations.

Specialisations

KP1000.1HumanitiesCONTINUING
M1007.1Cultural and Social AnalysisCONTINUING
M1025.1Media and Visual CulturesCONTINUING
M1034.1Cultural and Social AnalysisCONTINUING
SM1003.1Cultural and Social AnalysisCONTINUING
SM1033.1Media and Visual CulturesCONTINUING
SM1043.1Cultural and Social AnalysisCONTINUING




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