ABORIGINAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORY: THE COLONIAL WORLD
Credit points: 15
This subject examines the histories that Aboriginal Australians made following British colonization. It offers students an overview of the long colonial relationship between Australian settlers and Aboriginal peoples, from violence and friendship on rural and urban frontiers, to museums, missions and contemporary unease over the meaning of 'Aboriginality' in Australian national identity. Subject material introduces students to the independent interactions of Aboriginal peoples across the South, as well as the controversial concepts of 'discovery' and 'first contact'. Students will trace the increasingly international reach of Aboriginal agency, resistance and political activism from the 1840s onwards.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Jones
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites 30 credit points of second-year History and/or Art History
Incompatible subjects HIS2AAH
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Jones
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
|1 x 2500 word self-directed individual research essay [abstracts/ annotated bibliography MANDATORY]||50|
|one 10 minute team power point presentation||Equivalent to 200 words of assessment||20|
|one 1250 word EBL research essay illuminating one aspect of the shared power point||25|
|one 2 minute oral presentation as part of a 10 minute team power point presentation||equivalent to 50 words of assessment||5|