|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Total Time Commitment: Not available|
|Prerequisites:||Usually 12.5 points of first-year history|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Elizabeth Malcolm
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject examines the experience and impact of Irish immigrants and their descendants, both Catholic and Protestant, in Australia between 1788 and 1963. It looks at why the Irish emigrated to Australia; where they went; how they lived; how they were viewed by non-Irish Australians; and the influence that they had on the political, social, economic, cultural and religious life of Australia. The subject asks students to consider stereotypes of the Irish as Ã‚mad and badÃ‚: paupers, drunks, criminals, lunatics, rebels and sectarians. But it also assesses their contribution to the law, education and medicine, to music, literature and language. Students will engage with issues of class, gender and race. The subject utilises local studies and sources, and allows students to explore individual experiences of Irish families, places and institutions.
|Assessment:||A document essay of 1500 words 40% (due mid semester), a research essay of 2500 words 50% (due at the end of the semester) and tutorial participation 10%.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:A subject reader will be available from the Bookroom at the beginning of semester|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Arts |
Diploma in Arts (History)
Graduate Certificate in Arts (History)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (History)
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