Arts General

Semester Two

TFCARTSGEN 92F Introduction to the Arts and Humanities

This is an interdisciplinary, skills-based course that takes you through a special research topic, with input from various disciplines within Arts and Arts related faculties. A broad theme is examined from different angles by a number of guest lecturers. The course focuses on research skills and the introduction of different disciplinary approaches from the Arts and Humanities.

Credit for coursework: 60%
(Participation 5%, two in-class essays 10% each, group presentation 15%, research essay 20%)
Final two-hour examination: 40%

Timetable

Lectures: Two one-hour lectures per week
Workshop/Tutorial: One two-hour workshop per week

Prescribed text

There are no prescribed texts. Core readings are provided through the Library or electronically through CANVAS. Other readings are recommended by tutors throughout the semester.

Course Convenor

Dr Sara Buttsworth
PhD (Western Australia)
(And a number of guest lecturers from across the
Faculty of Arts)
Room 206-709 (Humanities Building Te Puna
Aronui, Arts 1)
Level 7, 14A Symonds St, City Campus
Phone: +64 9 923 8319
Email: s.buttsworth@auckland.ac.nz