Master of Arts and Cultural Management

Master of Arts and Cultural Management

The Master of Arts and Cultural Management prepares students for a career in the arts and cultural sector. I’m Dr Kate MacNeill and I’m the head of the Arts and Cultural Management program at the University of Melbourne. Students learn a range of areas of specialisation, and in doing so, they get a range of […]

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Study English Literature at PhD level

Study English Literature at PhD level

The research environment at the University is actually amazing for my project so we’ve got a lot of English doctors and professors who are at the cutting edge of their field. There’s a real emphasis on collaboration and working outside of your field and breaking down the boundaries between disciplines. So this is something that […]

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Virginia Woolf and Feminist Aesthetics – English Literature undergraduate taster lecture

Virginia Woolf and Feminist Aesthetics – English Literature undergraduate taster lecture

For this taster lecture I’m going to give you a preview of a lecture that I give in the first year, on the Prose module, on Virginia Woolf’s long feminist essay A Room of One’s Own. [also the frame text for second year optional module on the history of women’s writing – Shakespeare’s Sisters] Woolf […]

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Cultural Mining

Cultural Mining

Cultural mining describes the process by which the most valuable parts of culture by which we understand the arts, humanities and philosophy are recovered and made useful for our own times. In cultural mining the pratical sides of culture are carefully extracted, cleaned, blasted and remolded and then used to manufacture the mental tools that […]

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Invisible Man: Crash Course Literature 308

Invisible Man: Crash Course Literature 308

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature and today we’re discussing Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man, which is not the H.G. Wells novel from 1897, THE Invisible Man. That’s a different book. This one came out in 1952, won the national book award that year. And it’s less about science experiments gone wrong, more […]

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Gilded Age Politics:Crash Course US History #26

Gilded Age Politics:Crash Course US History #26

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course: US History, and today we’re going to continue our look at the Gilded Age by focusing on political science. Mr. Green, Mr. Green, so it’s another history class where we don’t actually talk about history? Oh, Me From the Past, your insistence on trying to place academic […]

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The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

Hi I’m John Green, and this is Crash Course U.S. History! No, Stan. That’s not gonna work, actually. I mean, we’re talking about the 16th century today, when this was neither united nor states. By the way, this globe reflects the fact that I believe that Alaskan statehood is illegitimate! In fact, we’re going to […]

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Things Fall Apart, Part 2: Crash Course Literature 209

Things Fall Apart, Part 2: Crash Course Literature 209

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and today we continue our discussion of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart. Mr. Green, Mr. Green! I can’t even believe we’re spending two weeks on this book. Like, it’s about as long as a Babysitter’s Club book. Okay, couple things, Me From the Past. First off, […]

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The Descriptive Literature Review Process Made Easy

The Descriptive Literature Review Process Made Easy

In this video I will go through the process I teach my undergraduate students for constructing their first descriptive literature review. The process works for other types of reviews as well, but will need to be more in depth and systematic at the graduate level. Please note that expectations for a descriptive literature review may […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird, Part I – Crash Course Literature 210

To Kill a Mockingbird, Part I – Crash Course Literature 210

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and today we’re going to talk about To Kill a Mockingbird. So Mockingbird is the rare class of American literature that is both one, relatively easy to read and two, pretty fun to read. I mean, it’s got a cool and somewhat creepy plot that draws […]

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