Aims to introduce students to theories addressing the interactions of nature and culture. Primarily the subject proposes to engage in environmental and ecological issues and discourses from the perspective of cultural studies. Students will explore the relationship between the human and non-human in respect to their socio-cultural and activist implications.
Module 1: Ecoculture: An overview
Module 2: Self, identity, place
Module 3: Ethics and politics
Module 4: Ecoracism and indigeneity
Module 5: Sustainability
Module 6: Contestation
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||discuss the defining features of contemporary ecocultural studies|
|2||identify and critically discuss the intersections of culture and ecology/environment|
|3||apply disciplinary terms and/or approaches in the study of ecoculture|
|4||conduct an analysis of culture and ecology/environment|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- discuss the defining features of contemporary ecocultural studies
- identify and critically discuss the intersections of culture and ecology/environment
- apply disciplinary terms and/or approaches in the study of ecoculture
- conduct an analysis of culture and ecology/environment
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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