- Code ANTH2017
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Anthropology
- Areas of interest Anthropology
- Academic career UGRD
- AsPr Yasmine Musharbash
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2023
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This course explores some of the structures in place that propel Australian settler-colonialism by analysing the terrains where diverse and complex surviving Indigenous social orders encounter the state in many of its guises. We will experiment with a range of analytical approaches that deconstruct misrepresentations and advance Indigenous perspectives, focussing in particular on the mechanisms that hide ongoing colonialism in plain sight in Australia. These issues can be approached from multiple disciplinary perspectives, in this course we will employ an anthropological lens.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate an understanding of selected contemporary debates relating to Indigenous Australia and an ability to deconstruct them;
- identify, analyse and critically engage with settler-colonialism in Australia;
- demonstrate the capacity to critically reflect on the multiple ways that meaning can be constructed;
- demonstrate the capacity to analyse public and scholarly debates and summarise findings; and
- develop research habits.
Course topics are First Peoples and contemporary Australian colonialism and
First Peoples, Culture, and Colonialism in Contemporary Australia.
- Workshop participation and attendance (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Word journal of critical reflections (1500 words) (35) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final Essay (1500 words) (35) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Group work (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Annotated Bibliography (10) [LO 5]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2837||20 Feb 2023||27 Feb 2023||31 Mar 2023||26 May 2023||In Person||View|