Economy and Culture

12 weeks, 16 July – 18 October 2018, Mondays 2 – 4 pm and Thursday 1 – 3 pm
The University of Auckland City Campus
Presented by Mark Busse

$355.00 incl. GST

Course outline

Examines ways in which people throughout the world make a living, organise their productive activities, obtain goods and services from others through exchange. Covers division of labour, similarities and differences between gifts and commodities, concepts of property, types of money and exchange, spheres of exchange, and connections between power and material conditions of life.

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

How Humans Evolve

 

 

12 weeks, 16 July – 17 October 2018, Mondays 10 – 11 am and Wednesdays 2 – 3 pm
The University of Auckland City Campus
Presented by Nicholas Malone
$355.00 incl. GST

Course outline

Humans are primates united by sociality, diversity, and flexibility and are subject to the same evolutionary forces as other species. However, human evolution is biocultural and is subject to both biological and cultural inheritances. Biological anthropology includes the study of human evolution past and present. This course will examine our evolutionary history and how evolution affects humans today.

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

 

Global Art Histories

12 weeks, 16 July – 16 October 2018, Mondays 3 – 4 pm and Tuesdays 3 – 4 pm
The University of Auckland City Campus
Presented by Gregory Minissale
$355.00 incl. GST

Course outline

A broad survey of visual art spanning from the early modern period to the contemporary. Students will be introduced to a range of art practices situated within a global context and will consider art works produced in Māori and Pacific cultures alongside Indian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, European and American traditions.

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

 

Freedom, Rights and Justice

12 weeks, 17 July – 18 October 2018, Tuesdays 2 – 3 pm and Thursday 2 – 3 pm
The University of Auckland City Campus
Presented by Matheson Russell and Tim Dare
$355.00 incl. GST

Course outline

Considers various questions concerning the relation between individuals and political communities such as: What principles of justice should communities adopt? What are rights? What limits can legitimately be placed on individual liberty? What is the source and nature of citizens’ obligations to obey the law? What makes a decision procedure democratic and why does it matter? These questions are considered in relation to the New Zealand context.

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

 

Europe: Medieval to Modern

12 weeks, 16 July – 17 October 2018, Mondays 12 – 1 pm and Wednesdays 12 – 1 pm
The University of Auckland City Campus
Presented by Lindsay Digglemann, Kim Phillips, Iain Buchanan, Lisa Bailey
$355.00 incl. GST

Course outline

A thematic and chronological survey of major developments in European history and visual culture since the early Middle Ages. The course is designed to provide a solid foundation for subsequent study in European history, art history and culture as well as an introduction to the nature of scholarly research and writing in the Humanities.

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

Medieval Mentalities, Western Europe c.1100-1500

12 weeks, 17 July – 18 October 2018, Tuesdays 11 am – 12 pm and Thursdays 11 am – 12 pm
The University of Auckland City Campus
Presented by Kim Phillips
$355.00 incl. GST

Course outline

An introduction to the social, cultural and economic history of the high and later Middle Ages, with a thematic emphasis on the history of mentalities. Topics include: social and economic structures and their change over time, power and authority, learning, religion, family, the Black Death and popular dissent.

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

 

New Zealand Literature

12 weeks, 17 July – 18 October 2018, Tuesdays 12 – 1 pm and Thursdays 12 – 1 pm
The University of Auckland City Campus
Presented by Alex Calder
$355.00 incl. GST

Course outline

Offers a historical survey of major writers and key issues in New Zealand literature. Students will not only read some of the best writing our country has to offer but will develop, through the literature studied, a richly detailed overview of New Zealand’s experience from the period of first contact until now.

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

 

Nineteenth Century Literature

12 weeks, 17 July – 18 October 2018, Tuesdays 9 – 10 am and Thursdays 10 – 11 am 
The University of Auckland City Campus
Presented by Joanne Wilkes
$355.00 incl. GST

Course outline

Considers a range of literature from the nineteenth century – poetry, fiction and drama – as regards its treatment of growing up in the period. Issues covered include the recognition of childhood as a special state, the establishment of an individual’s gender and sexual identity and the opportunities and constraints afforded by the changing social hierarchy and religious belief systems.

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

Global History

12 weeks, 28 February – 31 May 2018, Wednesdays 4 – 5pm and Thursdays 3 – 4pm
The University of Auckland City Campus
Presented by Professor Jonathan Scott
$355.00 incl. GST

Course Outline

It is only since the fifteenth century that a truly global dimension to history can be identified. This course examines key determinants that have bound the fate of peoples together including the emergence of world trade networks, the growth of world religions, the spread of epidemic diseases, the formation of empires, and the migration of peoples across continents.

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

Origins of civilisation

12 Weeks, 26 February – 28 May 2018, Mondays 12-2pm
The University of Auckland, City Campus
Presented by Dr. Rebecca Phillips
$355.00 incl. GST

Course Outline

The shift from a hunter-gatherer way of life to one based on village life and agriculture is foundational for the development of complex society. The course considers what socio-cultural changes were involved as Holocene

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.