• Offered by School of History
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject History
  • Areas of interest Australian Studies, History
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2021
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This course compares and contrasts colonial encounters across space and time. It will spend some time discussing the Australian experience and the impact of European colonisation on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It will also place those experiences within a comparative framework and study other colonial encounters in depth. More generally, issues to do with the nature and experiences of colonialism, the impact of European expansion, ideas about race, identity and decolonisation will be considered. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. demonstrate in-depth understanding of the nature of encounters between Aborigines and native peoples and colonisers;
  2. compare and contrast the experiences of colonialism across space and time; and
  3. undertake research using primary and secondary sources and produce assessment pieces demonstrating a grasp of historical examination.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Research Journal (2500 words) (30) [LO 2,3]
  2. Online Forums (weekly) (10) [LO 2,3]
  3. Research Essay (4000 words) (60) [LO 1]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:

a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks, 24 hours of seminars and workshop-like activities; 9 hours of lectures; 3 hours of individual consultation with convenor.

b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Prescribed Texts

There is no prescribed text.

 

 

 

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7129 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A
7389 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 Online N/A

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