University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

ENGL 2057 - Hollywood or Bust!

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study. Students must be 18 years of age at commencement of classes due to discussion of R rated themes and materials
Assumed Knowledge: 3 units of Level I English, ENGL 1105
Incompatible: ENGL 2031 & ENGL 3031
Assessment: Key concepts quiz (500 words equivalent) 10%, Research Exercise (1500 words) 30%, Essay (2500 words) 60%
Biennial Course: Course offered in even years
Syllabus:

Hollywood is the most pervasive and powerful film industry in the world. Most of us are familiar with its products as consumers seeking entertainment, but this course adopts an analytic view to reveal that there is so much more to be enjoyed. Taking this course will permanently enrich your understanding of the films you see every day. It covers Hollywood's history from the early twentieth century to the present day. You will have the opportunity to engage with key films and genres, and you will consider influential critical perspectives. You will acquire a detailed understanding of the significance of Hollywood as an artistic, industrial and ideological centre. Elements of course content will be open to your input as students. This ensures that the course will remain up-to-date and evolve so that it is relevant to your concerns. Course activities and assessments will help you develop skills research, analysis and communication that are transferable to many contexts.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 18/09/2020 Fri 30/10/2020


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23612 LE01 180 84 28 Jul - 15 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Ligertwood, 333, Lecture Theatre
6 Oct - 27 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 2pm Ligertwood, 333, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23613 WR03 70 5 30 Jul - 17 Sep Thursday 9am - 11am Barr Smith South, 2040, Teaching Room
8 Oct - 29 Oct Thursday 9am - 11am Barr Smith South, 2040, Teaching Room
23614 WR02 70 48 31 Jul - 18 Sep Friday 2pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 2032, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Friday 2pm - 4pm Barr Smith South, 2032, Teaching Room
23615 WR01 70 61 31 Jul - 18 Sep Friday 4pm - 6pm Barr Smith South, 2032, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Friday 4pm - 6pm Barr Smith South, 2032, Teaching Room