Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

New Genres in Research WritingWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102662.1

Discipline: WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Anna Gibbs


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 2H  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit focuses on new, innovative, interdisciplinary genres of writing arising after the putative end of critique and with the rise of non-representational thought. These new writing practices mix genres and meld theoretical, critical and creative modes. Focusing on fictocriticism, creative nonfiction, documentary fiction and the multi-media essay, we explore the experimental ethos and affective and new materialist methodologies to which these forms lend themselves. Students will develop a body of original creative-critical work in any genre through a series of seminars and writing workshops.


Courses
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT




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