- Code ANTH1004
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Anthropology
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
The course introduces students to a broad over view of Indigenous Australian studies from a wide range of disciplines and perspectives. It places contemporary Indigenous affairs in cultural, archaeological, historical, linguistic , legal and anthropological context and provides a gateway to advanced level courses that make up the Minor in Indigenous Australian Studies. There will be limited international comparison. At least a third of the lectures will be given by Indigenous academics
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of the course you should be able to:
- Demonstrate an informed understanding of aspects of Indigenous history, language and culture, and policy pertaining to Aboriginal people
- Assess the quality of public debate about Indigenous policy
- Analyse the ways in which history, language and culture informs Indigenous perspectives on a range of topics, including responses to policy
- Think, write and argue with key concepts and knowledge about current policy issues as they related to land, law and health
- Demonstrate a comparative knowledge of Indigenous Australian rights in a world context
- Use specific examples to explore key concepts, themes and theories from anthropology and other disciplinary areas covered in the course
- Select, analyse and present materials on contemporary issues pertaining to Aboriginal persons, policy and events
Tutorial participation (10%) (LO1,2,3)
Journal, totalling 1500 words (20%) (LO2,4,7)
Major essay 2000 words (40%) (LO 1,4,5,6,7)
Exam (30%) (LO3,4,5,7)
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2 hours of lectures and one hour of tutorial per week
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- 6 units
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