EUROPEAN TRAVEL AND ART

ARH2ETA

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject we study art and travel in Europe from 1700 to the present. By its very nature, the material is interdisciplinary, drawing on the disciplines of literature (travel-writing) and geography as well as art history and history, and the lectures and seminars will also discuss the wider issues raised by tourism. It will introduce students to concepts of place-based research, reception theory, and sites, routes and museums of significance in Europe.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLisa Beaven

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of history or art history at first year plus 15 credit points of another humanities subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ARH3ETA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsInventing the Louvre: art politics and the origins of the modern museumRecommendedMcClellan, A.CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY 1994
ReadingsItaly and The Grand TourRecommendedBlack, J.YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS 2003
ReadingsThe Smell of the Continent: the British Discover Europe 1814 - 1914RecommendedMullen, R. and Munsen, J.MACMILLAN 2009
ReadingsVenice, the tourist mazeRecommendedDavis, R.UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS 2004

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Individually and in groups assess topics in European art and history

Activities:
Tutorial discussions, 2000 word Research Essay Slide test and 1000 word Seminar paper
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Writing
Creative Problem-solving

02. Individually students learn key research skills in conjunction with the library. They learn how to carry out research at a tertiary level, to reference and cite sources and to compile a bibliography

Activities:
2000 word Research Essay 1000 word Seminar paper Slide Test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Life-Long Learning
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking

03. Learn to analyse and distinguish between a range of material relating to travel including maps, travel writing, and art and objects.

Activities:
2000 word Research Essay 1000 word Seminar paper 1 Slide test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research
Writing
Ethical & Cultural Awareness

04. Learn to problem solve and develop skills in place-based research, across a range of disciplines and learn to carry out visual analysis of images

Activities:
Tutorial discussions, 2000 word Research Essay and 1500 word Seminar paper and Slide test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Writing

05. Learn to research and present on a given topic using powerpoint and develop communication skils

Activities:
1000 word seminar paper
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Writing
Speaking

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