ENCOUNTERING ABORIGINAL VICTORIA
Not currently offered
Credit points: 15
This subject involves a residential one week intensive block (13-18 January) on-site in Shepparton. Students are required to attend a compulsory introductory lecture day held at Shepparton (14 December 2012, with video hookup to all campuses). Students will be introduced to a wide range of Aboriginal topics that relate to Shepparton and surrounding areas. Teaching will be delivered by some of La Trobe University's leading academics in Aboriginal studies, who will cover topics in history, archaeology, sociology, anthropology and politics. Students will gain an understanding of historical and contemporary Aboriginal society and culture and will be able to engage with diverse academic literature. In addition, students will have "On Country" experience, including travel to the Barmah Forest to meet and hear from representatives of the local Aboriginal community. Students should contact the subject co-ordinator to discuss enrolment and costs of accommodation and transport.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Andrews
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites Requires co-ordinator's approval. Students must have completed first year.
Incompatible subjects ABS3EAV
Special conditions Students must attend the on-site section of the subject that will be held in Shepparton from 13 January to 18 January 2013, plus an introductory lecture on Friday 14 December 2012.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Aboriginal Australians -first nations of an ancient continent,||Recommended||Muecke, S and Shoemaker, A 2004||THAMES & HUDSON|
|Readings||Aboriginal Victorians - a history since 1800,||Recommended||Broome, R 2005||ALLEN & UNWIN|
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