Faculty of Arts


Arts Scholars 2

Please note: this is archived course information from 2019 for ARTSCHOL 200.


This is a "Key Works" course in which students engage with selected works from a variety of cultural and disciplinary backgrounds across the Faculty’s disciplines and research activities. Academic researchers will present seminar discussions on key works in their fields, and/or works specifically central to their own development as researchers. These may be standard books or articles that any expert in the field might teach or be expected to know, but they may also be lesser known works that seminar leaders have a particular interest in.

The idea of "works" is conceptualised broadly to include contributions from all disciplines in the Faculty and extend to works in various media. The course will also aim to interweave seminars by academic staff on the nature and process of their own "Arts Work" as researchers and writers. This may involve seminars on "works in progress" or reflective seminars on past work.

The overarching goal of the course is to orient students on the intellectual and professional disciplinary labour of “work in Arts” as experienced by active researchers, in order to develop active research projects of their own.

To complete this course students must enrol in ARTSCHOL 200 A and B

Availability 2019

Availability to be advised


Coordinator(s) Professor Tom Bishop


ARTSCHOL 200A: 7.5 points

ARTSCHOL 200B: 7.5 points


B or higher in ARTSCHOL 100 or approval of Academic Head or nominee

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