Course Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

1. Identify and analyze the ways in which different kinds of bodies are made, controlled, consumed, and portrayed in local, regional, and global contexts.

2. Generate your own thoughts and arguments about issues around contemporary body politics, articulating these ideas both verbally and in writing.

3. Connect your own embodied experience with global issues, gaining greater self-understanding of how your own embodiment is shaped by broader cultural processes and structures of power.

4. Articulate and appreciate how forms of embodied experience differ cross-culturally. Understand the ways in which your own situated experience both connects with and diverges from the embodied experiences of others in different parts of the world.

5. Collaborate with peers to create multimedia exhibitions and communicate ideas both on- and off-line.

Study Load
ActivityNumber of Hours
Lectures     24
Group project planning20
Assessment: Blog portfolio14
Assessment: Visual exhibition14
Assesment: 100% coursework
Assessment Tasks Weighting
Lecture and tutorial participation     20%
Body practices blogging project 40%
Visual exhibition project 40%