Film and television studies at Monash involves historical, textual and critical approaches to film and television.
We cover Australian, Asian and European national cinemas, earlier and contemporary popular Hollywood, alternative film and video, documentary film, Australian television, popular television genres and video practice.
Our school emphasises the variety of historical and critical modes of analysing film and television, and we encourage students to combine their film and television studies with other relevant and compatible units within the Faculty of Arts.
- The School of English, Communications and Performance Studies would like to congratulate Joel Lazar on winning the 2012 Monash Poetry Prize with his poem As Far As I Can Go which was selected from over 150 entries. As Far As I Can Go Going to water Is my act of repentance Swimming is my penance The chest I beat When the sin becomes Too ... Read more
- PhD Top-up scholarship opportunity: Assessing the Impact of MONA on the Local and Regional Cultural EconomyPhD Top-up scholarship opportunity: Assessing the Impact of MONA on the Local and Regional Cultural Economy Faculty/School: School of English, Communications and Performance Studies, Faculty of ArtsLocation: Caulfield CampusScholarship tenure: 3 years full timeScholarship Value: $10,000 per annum(Stipend & travel expenses)Closing Date: 31 October 2012 ARC Linkage Project – Creating the Bilbao Effect: MONA and the Social ... Read more
- Transcultural. Transnational. Transformation. seeing, writing and reading performance across cultures 2011Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies Conference 28 June – 1 July 2011, Monash University, Clayton Campus The 2011 Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies (ADSA) conference seeks to act as a forum to explore, bring together and/or set in opposition inter-, intra- and cross-cultural performances, performativities, receptions of performance, visions, borrowings, understandings, practices, theories ... Read more
- 2011 Lunchtime Theatre ‘Three for Free’ Series 6 April, 1 – 2 pmNothing Extraordinary Ever Happens in Toowoomba. (Ever)Written and Performed by Sarah CollinsAlexander Theatre, Monash University, Clayton 13 April, 1 – 2 pmSpectroscopePresented by Megan DennisAlexander Theatre, Monash University, Clayton 20 April, 1 – 2 pmHYPATIA 2Written and performed by Jane Montgomery GriffithsAlexander Theatre, Monash University, Clayton Read more
- To coincide with Malthouse Theatre’s staging of the play Sappho…in 9 fragments, Monash University, Malthouse threate and the Australasian Classical Reception Studies Network are hosting a three day interdisciplinary conference on the relationship between performance and the Classics. The conference will bring together Classical scholarship, theatre studies, translation studies and cultural studies to investigate how performance ... Read more
- The Performance Research Unit presented its inaugural symposium and masterclass on performance as research. The two day event had a specific focus on how questions are asked within, and of, performance as an integral part of the research process. The symposium brought academic and professional practitioners together through performance presentations and discussion panels. It also presented ... Read more
- time.transcendence.performance brought together artists, designers and thinkers who work with time to explore how they might inform each other. How do performers think time? How do thinkers perform time? What shared or different understandings are at work in the different practices? Even before Aristotle wrote that time is the number of motion with respect to before ... Read more