Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1.5-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 8.5 hours per week: total time commitment 102 hours
|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 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 Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
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|Subject Overview:|| |
The histories of Indigenous peoples in Australia and the Pacific are in this subject examined in the context of European colonisation and ongoing contact with European settlers, traders and colonial governments. Spanning the early colonial period to the era of nuclear testing, formal independence and "post" colonialism, the subject focuses on the nature and continuity of colonial power relations. conflict. and resistance or survival. In particular we will consider how Indigenous peoples in Australia and the Pacific have responded to colonial land dispossession and forced relocation and removal from land and families. This will be considered in the context of critically examining historical debates and argument in Australia and the Pacific regarding the history of European settlement and its impacts, indigenous history and society, and the role of these histories in the present.
Students who successfully complete this subject should...
|Assessment:||A 2500 word research essay 65% (due late in the semester), a 1500 word reflective essay 35% (due in the examination period). Hurdle requirement: Students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order to pass this subject|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available.|
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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|Notes:||Formerly available as 131-253/353. Students who have completed 131-253 or 131-353 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
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