University of Wollongong
This is a selection of outstanding short talks from the third-year subject "Media, war and peace".
A short is a brief presentation relating a media item to a theory or concept. Choose a media item and tell how it relates to a theory or concept related to peace/war/violence/nonviolence.
Your media item can be a newspaper or magazine article, video clip, email message, webpage, photo, blog, tweet, etc. Tell a little bit about the item, for example who created it, where it's available, how you found it and what its significance is. You're welcome to supplement the media item with others.
You should also discuss at least two sources - normally books or scholarly articles - about the theory/concept. Tell what these sources say as well as giving the full references.
For details about the assignment see page 13 of the subject outline for 2015.
Georgie Beresford on satyagraha
Isabelle Chesher on torture
Leah Foster and Juliette Sharp on nonviolent action
Mahdia Islam and Alex Aleksovski on genocide
For details about the assignment see pages 14-15 of the subject outline for 2014.
Alannah Curry and Noemie Piccione on euthanasia
Ash Heien on protest music (password BCM390 Ash)
Michael Rees on riots
Pia Savoie on culture jamming
For details about the assignment see page 5 of the subject outline for 2013.
Ayla Black on nonviolent action
Caitlin O'Connor on nonviolent action
David Fairclough on militarism
Sally Lavers on satyagraha
Stormi Poulton on culture jamming
For details about the assignment see page 5 of the subject outline for 2012.
Brittany Reeves on deciphering violence
Elise Borg on protest music
Garth Andrews on grammar of war discourse
Hailey Wood on nonviolent action
Mary McCormick on culture jamming
Melissa Thelan on genocide