Delivery: Daytime, Internal
Technologies Used: iLearn, Echo360, Kanopy
Times and Locations for Lectures, Tutorials and Screenings
For current updates, lecture times and classrooms please consult the MQ Timetables website: http://www.timetables.mq.edu.au.
Lectures: Tuesday 4pm-5pm E7B T5
Tutorials: Thursdays for 1 hr (times as per enrolment).
Screenings: The required weekly screenings are done in your own time, using the Kanopy streaming links/web links provided in iLearn (or by using the library website). You must watch each title before each appropriate tutorial.
Required and recommended resources
CUL 221 has set readings for each weekly topic which you must read and study.
Ryan, M. (2010) Towards an understanding of Australian genre cinema and entertainment: Beyond the limitations of ‘Ozploitation’ discourse, Continuum, 24:6, pp. 843-854.
Bye, S. (2007) 'Watching Television in Australia: A Story of Innocence and Experience', Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture 4:4, pp. 65-83.
Ward, S. and T. O’Regan (2011 ) ‘Defining a national brand: Australian television drama and the global television market’, Journal of Australian Studies, 35:1, pp. 33-47.
Price, E. (2010) Reinforcing the myth: Constructing Australian identity in ‘reality TV’, Continuum, 24:3, 451-459
Rekhari, S. (2008) 'The "Other" in Film: Exclusions of Aboriginal Identity from Australian Cinema', Visual Anthropology, 21:2, pp. 125-135.
Hartley, J. (2004) 'Television, Nation and Indigenous Media', Television & New Media 5: 1, pp. 7-25.
Olivia Khoo (2008) ‘Cinemas of value: multicultural realism in Asian Australian cinema’, Studies in Australasian Cinema, 2:2, pp. 141-156.
Klocker, N. (2014) Ethnic Diversity within Australian Homes: Has Television Caught up to Social Reality?, Journal of Intercultural Studies, 35:1, pp. 34-52.
Lambert, A. (2009) ‘Landless White Women: Tracking a Non-Aboriginal Landscape Tradition in Australian Cinema’, Metro Magazine: Media & Education Magazine, No. 163, pp. 62-66.
Arthurson, K., Darcy, M. and D Rogers (2014) ‘Televised Territorial Stigma’ Environment and Planning A 46, pp.1334 – 1350.
Threadgold, S. (2015) ‘Struggle Street is poverty porn with an extra dose of class racism’, Australian Options, Autumn 2015, pp.34-35.
Lambert, A. (2011) 'Modern' cinematic encounters: border crossing and environmental transformation in some recent Australian films’, Studies in Australasian Cinema, 5:2, pp. 185-192.
Khoo, O. (2014) ‘Missing water: imagination and empathy in Asian Australian ‘’boat stories’’ on screen’ Continuum, 28:5, pp. 605-615.
Hatol, M. (1993) ‘In Quest of Self-Identity: Gallipoli, Mateship, and the Construction of Australian National Identity’, Journal of Popular Film and Television, 21:1, pp.27-36.
Mules, W. (2009) 'In search of the new man: masculinity in recent Australian film and television', A Reader in Australian Popular Culture, New Delhi: SSS Publications, pp. 202-216.
Wolfe, M. J. (2016) ‘Puberty Blues—then and now: diffracting semblances of being girl in Australia, Feminist Media Studies (online), pp. 1-15. DOI: 10.1080/14680777.2016.1235598
King, Andrew S. (2009) ‘Romance and Reconciliation : The secret life of indigenous sexuality on Australian television drama’, Journal of Australian Studies, 33:1, pp. 37-50.
McKinnon, S. (2012) 'The Emerald City of Oz: The city of Sydney as a gay space in Australian feature films', Studies in Australasian Cinema, Volume 5: 3, pp. 307-319.
Horsfield, P. (2006) 'Down the tube: religion on Australian commercial television', Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy 121, pp. 136-148.
Malone, P. (2012) ‘Christ Figures in Cinema, in Religion, in Theology’, Compass Theology Review, 46:3, pp.19-26.
Rofe, M. W. (2012) 'Considering the Limits of Rural Place Making Opportunities: Rural Dystopias and Dark Tourism', Landscape Research 2012, pp. 1-11.
Turnbull, S. (2010) ‘Crime as Entertainment: The Case of TV Crime Drama’, Continuum, 24:6, 819-827.
Bodey, M. (2009) 'We love a bit of crime and grime: it's entertainment', The Australian,November 19, Available: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/media/we-love-a-bit-of-crime- and-grime-its-entertainment/story-e6frg996-1225797973815 <Accessed 26/1/13>
Lambert, A. (2008) ‘Mediating crime, mediating culture: Nationality, femininity, corporeality and territory in the Schapelle Corby drugs case’, Crime, Media, Culture 4, pp. 237–255.
Andrejevic, M. (2011) ‘Securitainment’ in the post-9/11 era, Continuum 25:02, pp. 165-175.
Week 13: No set readings
The readings are available via the 'Unit Readings' link on the library site, or by searching the catalogue for each title and signing into the library site to connect to journals online. Contact your tutor ASAP with any problems.
Recommended further reading includes:
Arrow, M, Baker J and C Monagle (eds) (2016) Small Screens: Essays on Contemporary Australian Television, Clayton, Victoria: Monash University Publishing.
Bennet, T. and David Carter (eds.) (2001) Culture in Australia: Policies, Publics and Programs, Cambridge: CUP.
Collins, F. and Therese Davies (2004) Australian Cinema After Mabo, Cambridge; Port Melbourne: CUP.
Frow, J. and Meaghan Morris (eds.) (1993) Australian Cultural Studies: A Reader, Chicago: University of Illinois Press.
Goldsmith B., Leeland G. and M. Ryan (eds) (2013) Intellect Directory of World Cinema: Australia and New Zealand Cinema, Bristol:Intellect Books.
Goldsmith B., Leeland G. and M. Ryan (eds) (2015) Intellect Directory of World Cinema: Australia and New Zealand Cinema 2, Bristol:Intellect Books.
Hage, G. (1998) White Nation: Fantasies of White Supremacy in Multicultural Australia, Sydney: Pluto Press.
Hodge, B and John O'Carroll (2006) Borderwork in Multicultural Australia, Crows Nest, N.S.W: Allen & Unwin.
Jupp, J. and John Nieuwenhuysen with Emma Dawson (2007) Social Cohesion in Australia, New York: CUP.
McKee, Alan. (2001) Australian television: a genealogy of great moments, South Melbourne, Vic: Oxford University Press.
McLean, I. (1999) White Aborigines: Identity Politics in Australian Art, New York: CUP.
Moran, A. (2005) Australia: Nation, Belonging and Globalistaion, London: Routledge.
Moran, Albert & Vieth, Errol. (2006). Film in Australia: an introduction. Port Melbourne, Vic: Cambridge University Press.
Nelmes, J (Ed) (2007) Introduction to film studies, Abingdon, [England]; New York: Routledge,
O'Regan, T. (1996) Australian National Cinema, London; New York: Routledge.
Prerera, S. (2009) Australia and the Insular Imagination, New York: Palgrave.
Rayner, J. (2000) Contemporary Australian Cinema: An Introduction, Manchester : Manchester University Press.
Sawal, A and R. Sawal (eds) (2009) Creative Nation: Australian Cinema and Cultural Studies Reader, New Delhi: SSS Publications.
Simpson, C., Murawska, R. and A. Lambert (eds) (2009) Diasporas of Australian Cinema Bristol: Intellect.
Turner, G. (1986) National Fictions: Literature, Film and the Construction of Australian Narrative , 2nd Edn, St Leonards: Allen & Unwin.
Turner, G. (1993) Nation, Culture Text: Australian Cultural and Media Studies, London; New York: Routledge.
Turner, Graeme & Cunningham, Stuart. Eds. (2000) The Australian TV book. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin.
Verhoeven, Deb. (Ed) (1999) Twin Peeks : Australian and New Zealand Feature Films, Melbourne : Damned,
Australian Humanities Review
Journal of Australian Studies
Journal of Australian Popular Culture
Media International Australia
Screening the Past
Studies in Australasian Cinema