Examines presents perspectives on contemporary artistic practices, milieu, and institutions.
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Explore songwriting from English music hall, through the Beatles and Bob Dylan to contemporary singer-songwriters and today’s hip-hop stars.
Explore the social, cultural and economic history of the high and later Middle Ages.
Examine the history and literatures of Western music from medieval times to the late 20th-century.
Explore how versions of the past have been remembered and explore the significance of those pasts for New Zealanders today.
Explores biblical themes, images and metaphors within contemporary popular culture.
Examine our evolutionary history and how evolution affects humans today
Explore a crucial period of change and innovation in European art practices
Examines the history, politics, society and culture of Rome during the late Republic and early Imperial periods.
Examine ways in which directors have adapted Shakespeare’s plays to the film or television screen.
How can a nation founded in slavery and offering equality and opportunity for only some claim to be a land of freedom?
Discuss the themes in contemporary Western philosophy of law.
Examines important developments in seventeenth and eighteenth-century philosophy.
Examines the rise of modern Western medicine.
Explores the development of the concepts of racial, national, ethnic and indigenous identities.
Explore New Zealand’s rich cultural history.
Examines patterns of offending, victimisation and employment in the criminal justice system amongst women and men.
Examine the seminal and primary fictional texts of J.R. R. Tolkien.
Examine the achievements and self-perception of the Normans from their origins as Norse settlers in tenth-century France.
Examine the foundations of the modern experience.
Examine a range of questions about the conceptual and philosophical foundations of the life sciences.
Explore the artistic activity in Paris during a period of rapid social, technological and political change.
Consider the role of art, architecture and material goods in communicating magnificence and legitimising political power in Tudor and Stuart England.
Examine attempts to support political struggles for freedom, justice and recognition through the philosophical critique of modern society.
Examine a selection of the most exciting plays written between 1590 and 1625.