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MGRK3633: Greekness and Hellenism

2022 unit information

How did the Greeks deal with their long and varied past? Are they Greeks, Romioi or Hellenes? This unit will critically examine the major perceptions of the Greek cultural identity put forward by Greek intellectuals and artists from the enlightenment to date, placing particular emphasis on views which arose after the formation of the modern Greek nation-state. It will deal with issues of identity, tradition, nation, cultural continuity and discontinuity and it explores their relevance to the Greek Australian experience.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

Code MGRK3633
Academic unit Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies
Credit points 6
MGRK1621 or MGRK2601
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate critical awareness and appreciation of the work of the major 19th and 20th century Greek intellectuals and their attempts to define Greek identity
  • LO2. develop a thorough understanding of the work of these intellectuals within their European context
  • LO3. demonstrate acquired knowledge of a variety of theoretical and methodological tools for the study of identity
  • LO4. demonstrate skills in textual and contextual analysis
  • LO5. demonstrate developed written and oral communication skills.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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