Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2.5 A 1.5-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 96
|Prerequisites:||100-181 Australian Indigenous Studies Completion of at leat 12.5 points at second year in Australian Indigenous Studies.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Three Australian Indigenous Studies 2nd year subjects. 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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the 3Disability Liaison Unit website: 4http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorMr Philip Morrissey
This subject will commence with an explication of new historicist methods and approaches. It will then move on to an application of these methods to selected key events in Aboriginal Australia's colonial history. Students will be introduced to reading and research methods that will enable them to effectively use historical, archival and cultural materials and documents in engaging with these key events and historical periods. Key events will include: colonial narratives and Aboriginal and Settler contact and conflict in the 18th Century; Ellen Draper's Old Cobraboor and The Myall Creek Massacre of 1868; William Ferguson's short story Nanya and the 1938 Sesquicentenary; and, pastoral narratives and the age of the cattle empires.
|Objectives:||Students who complete this subject will: |
|Assessment:||Tutorial participation and a 10-minute paper presentation done in class, 10%, an essay of 1500 words 30% (due mid-semester), and an essay of 2500 words 60% (due at the end of semester). Students are required to attend a minimum of nine tutorials in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Students are advised to consult the following web address for details of assessment penalties which apply to this subject http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/policy/assessment/policy/penalities.html.|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available. |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
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|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who successfully complete this subject will: |
Australian Indigenous Studies |
Australian Indigenous Studies
Australian Indigenous Studies
Australian Indigenous Studies Major
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