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SLAM4003: Meaning in the Anthropocene

This unit focuses on key themes for understanding meaning in the Anthropocene, an age of human planetary impact: human-nature relations, social and environmental activism. Students will learn how the various disciplines in the School of Literature, Art and Media engage with the Anthropocene in literary, visual, digital and performative modes. Collaborating with the Sydney Environment Institute, the unit underscores the contribution of the arts to the ethics and aesthetics of meaning in an age of global economic crisis. This unit is team-taught and assessment will accommodate a student's research interests.

Code SLAM4003
Academic unit Art, Communication and English Administration
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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144 credit points including (FASS3999 or FASS3333 or equivalent)
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

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

  • LO1. As per graduate qualities for BAS

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.