EL2006 - Banned Books: Censorship and the Regulation of Culture in Australia
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||College of Arts, Society & Education
This subject examines the regulation of creative cultures in Australia over the past
100 years. It pays particular attention to print-based publications but also considers
film, television, radio and digital media. The subject examines censorship in relation
to moral panics and social crises, and in terms of the development of new technologies
of production and distribution. Topics include censorship categories, exhibition classifications,
and the role of law in media.
- develop appropriate and competent skills in research and writing;
- assess appropriate digital methods for cultural inquiry and apply them to research;
- examine the social and cultural contexts of production, dissemination, and reception
of creative works;
- identify the relationship between moral panics, social and cultural crises, and the
development of new technologies;
- identify and explain the relationship between creativity, ethics, and the law in Australia.
- quizzes or tests (30%)
- tutorial attendance and participation (20%)
- multidraft Essays (50%).
||ANY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: BA1001, BA1002, CU1010, EL1001, HI1302
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