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2951

ENGLISH 121G

: Reading/Writing/Text
2023 Summer School (1230)
Develops University-wide skills of reading, writing and analysis. Addresses the needs of students in both English and other disciplines where both writing and reading have an important role in learning. The course fosters personal writing skills and also introduces writing as a subject of study in itself.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2952

ENGLISH 121G

: Reading/Writing/Text
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Develops University-wide skills of reading, writing and analysis. Addresses the needs of students in both English and other disciplines where both writing and reading have an important role in learning. The course fosters personal writing skills and also introduces writing as a subject of study in itself.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2953

ENGLISH 121G

: Reading/Writing/Text
2022 Semester One (1223)
Develops University-wide skills of reading, writing and analysis. Addresses the needs of students in both English and other disciplines where both writing and reading have an important role in learning. The course fosters personal writing skills and also introduces writing as a subject of study in itself.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2954

ENGLISH 121G

: Reading/Writing/Text
2022 Summer School (1220)
Develops University-wide skills of reading, writing and analysis. Addresses the needs of students in both English and other disciplines where both writing and reading have an important role in learning. The course fosters personal writing skills and also introduces writing as a subject of study in itself.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2955

ENGLISH 204

: Pacific Literature in English
2021 Semester Two (1215)
An introduction to contemporary Pacific Literature exploring texts from canonical Pacific writers to spoken word performance poets. Texts will be examined in light of recent theories in Indigenous Writing Studies, with a focus on crossings of cultural and creative borders, diaspora and identity.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English, or 15 points at Stage I in English and PACIFIC 100

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2956

ENGLISH 252

: Creative Writing: Introduction
2021 Semester One (1213)
Develops writing skills in poetry, creative nonfiction, fiction and multimedia. Seminars exploring key aspects of technique are combined with workshops built around writing exercises, revisions and peer review.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 45 points passed
Restriction: ENGLISH 255, 324

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2957

ENGLISH 252

: Creative Writing: Introduction
2020 Semester One (1203)
Introduces ways of writing and thinking about poetry, short prose fiction, multimedia and drama and screenplay. Lectures on genres and creative composition are combined with smaller tutorials that give students time to practice the techniques and engage the ideas they are learning.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 45 points passed
Restriction: ENGLISH 255

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2958

ENGLISH 262

: Special Topic: The Modern Novel
2023 Semester Two (1235)
A study of fiction. The prescribed works vary widely in their country of origin, formal elements and themes. Some are recognised as classics, while others show the new directions taken by the writers of the time. The texts are given detailed consideration as well as being placed within social and critical contexts.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage I in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 356

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2959

ENGLISH 305

: Modern Writing and Critical Thinking
2021 Semester One (1213)
Reading modern works that overtly blend critical and creative styles, the course examines relations among discourses, criticality, and imagination.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in English, Drama, and/or Writing Studies
Restriction: ENGLISH 223

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2960

ENGLISH 323

: Contemporary Poetry
2021 Semester Two (1215)
An introduction to the work of a dozen influential poets, this course emphasises new developments. The focus is on the still controversial L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poetry that emerged in the late 1970s and developments concurrent with it. This shift is seen against a background of changes in technology, politics and in popular and intellectual culture.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in English

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2961

ENGLISH 323

: Contemporary Poetry
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An introduction to the work of a dozen influential poets, this course emphasises new developments. The focus is on the still controversial L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poetry that emerged in the late 1970s and developments concurrent with it. This shift is seen against a background of changes in technology, politics and in popular and intellectual culture.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in English

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2962

ENGLISH 343

: Writing Poetry
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Students will be guided through poetry and poetics and the writing of poetry. As part of the course requirement, they will submit a portfolio of poems.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in English, Drama, Writing Studies and Programme Coordinator approval
Restriction: ENGLISH 328

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2963

ENGLISH 351

: Special Topic: Renaissance Poetry
2021 Semester One (1213)
A study of poems by the extraordinary English poets writing in the early modern period, giving due attention to their contexts. It covers short, witty poems – erotic, meditative, political -- by Shakespeare, Sidney, Donne, Herbert, Marvell, as well as Milton’s great religious epic, Paradise Lost. Women's writing, for the first time in English, is a distinctive, added pleasure.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in English

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2964

ENGLISH 356

: The Modern Novel
2023 Semester Two (1235)
A study of fiction. The prescribed works vary widely in their country of origin, formal elements and themes. Some are recognised as classics, while others show the new directions taken by the writers of the time. The texts are given detailed consideration as well as being placed within social and critical contexts.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 220, 262

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2965

ENGLISH 356

: The Modern Novel
2021 Semester Two (1215)
A study of fiction. The prescribed works vary widely in their country of origin, formal elements and themes. Some are recognised as classics, while others show the new directions taken by the writers of the time. The texts are given detailed consideration as well as being placed within social and critical contexts.
Subject: English
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II in English
Restriction: ENGLISH 220

Outline is not available yet

2966

ENGLISH 707

: Writing World War II
2021 Semester One (1213)
Takes the terror wrought by bombing as its theme with particular focus on the literature of the Second World War and the Cold War that followed it. Also addresses contemporary literary reimaginings of the Second World War, which incorporate elements of military, architectural and postcolonial history, and asks what these later versions imply about the war's historicity.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2967

ENGLISH 718

: Opening the Archive
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Develops practical research skills while attending to archives as concept and theory. Skills include scoping and pursuing a significant research project, seeking permissions and presenting findings. The course also reflects critically on the provenance of textual, material, visual and digital collections and their public and scholarly uses in the twenty-first century.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2968

ENGLISH 718

: Opening the Archive
2021 Semester One (1213)
Develops practical research skills while attending to archives as concept and theory. Skills include scoping and pursuing a significant research project, seeking permissions and presenting findings. The course also reflects critically on the provenance of textual, material, visual and digital collections and their public and scholarly uses in the twenty-first century.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2969

ENGLISH 718

: Opening the Archive
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Develops practical research skills while attending to archives as concept and theory. Skills include scoping and pursuing a significant research project, seeking permissions and presenting findings. The course also reflects critically on the provenance of textual, material, visual and digital collections and their public and scholarly uses in the twenty-first century.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions

Outline is not available yet

2970

ENGLISH 769

: Representing Imagining
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Investigates representation in imaginative writing. Principal texts are from 1928 to the present and from North America, UK, Aotearoa New Zealand, France, and the Caribbean. Topics include genre and expectations; ideologies of originality and copying; discursive mixing; authenticity; wholeness and brokenness; translingualism; the page, the codex and the digitas; and the economy of the imaginative subject.
Subject: English
No pre-requisites or restrictions

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2971

EUROPEAN 100G

: Europe and the World
2024 Semester One (1243)
An introduction to the study of Europe, organised around a number of major themes, including linguistic and ethnic groupings, historical periods, literary and cultural movements, religious and philosophical traditions, and political and cultural figures. An ideal course for students wishing to explore European culture and civilisation.
Subject: European Studies
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2972

EUROPEAN 100G

: Europe and the World
2023 Semester One (1233)
An introduction to the study of Europe, organised around a number of major themes, including linguistic and ethnic groupings, historical periods, literary and cultural movements, religious and philosophical traditions, and political and cultural figures. An ideal course for students wishing to explore European culture and civilisation.
Subject: European Studies
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2973

EUROPEAN 100G

: Europe and the World
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An introduction to the study of Europe, organised around a number of major themes, including linguistic and ethnic groupings, historical periods, literary and cultural movements, religious and philosophical traditions, and political and cultural figures. An ideal course for students wishing to explore European culture and civilisation.
Subject: European Studies
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2974

EUROPEAN 206

: European Integration
2021 Summer School (1210)
This cross-disciplinary course examines political, economic, social and cultural integration and its effects in the fabric of contemporary Europe. Issues addressed include identity, immigration and citizenship in Europe, and matters pertaining to the European Union: its political form, enlargement, foreign and security policy, economic and monetary policy, and the European constitution.
Subject: European Studies
Prerequisite: 30 points passed at Stage I
Restriction: EUROPEAN 302

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2975

FRENCH 101G

: Introductory French Language 1
2024 Semester One (1243)
Introduces students to spoken and written French. It is delivered through two 90-minute sessions per week on campus, blended with an on-line component that uses up-to-date methodology and extensive multimedia materials. It is open to beginners or near beginners. Students who have achieved 24 recent credits in Level 1 NCEA French or 12-16 recent credits in Level 2 NCEA French (or equivalent previous study) should enrol in FRENCH 102. FRENCH 101 does not count towards a major in French. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed.
Subject: French
No pre-requisites or restrictions