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.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLisa Beaven

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesTutorial discussions, 2000 word Research Essay and 1500 word Seminar paper and Slide test

Capstone subjectNo

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 subjectsARH3ETA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

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Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

The Smell of the Continent: the British Discover Europe 1814 - 1914

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorMullen, R. and Munsen, J.

Year2009

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PublisherMACMILLAN

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Inventing the Louvre: art politics and the origins of the modern museum

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorMcClellan, A.

Year1994

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PublisherCAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY

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Venice, the tourist maze

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorDavis, R.

Year2004

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PublisherUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS

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Italy and The Grand Tour

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorBlack, J.

Year2003

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PublisherYALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Individually and in groups assess topics in European art and history
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
03. Learn to analyse and distinguish between a range of material relating to travel including maps, travel writing, and art and objects.
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
05. Learn to research and present on a given topic using PowerPoint and develop communication skills

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