- Code HIST2022
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of History
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject History
- Areas of interest History, Indigenous Australian Studies
Majority perceptions of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders matter in the Australian democracy. This course explores the ways that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people draw on a range of personal, social and cultural resources to compensate for adversities brought about by colonisation.
Studying the archival and oral history of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders since European contact, this course explores agency, successes and joys as well as the ways that people live with the challenges and traumas of history. The course prompts reflection on the ways in which histories are created and mobilised in communities and encourages deep engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' experiences.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Analyse and reflect on key events in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history.
2. Relate learning about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history to aspects of personal and professional lives.
3. Question familiar patterns of thinking about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Indicative Assessment3000 word manifesto and critical reflection (60%), Learning Outcomes: 1, 2 and 3
2000 word take-home examination (40%), Learning Outcomes: 1, 2 and 3
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 18 hours of lectures and 18 hours of workshop and workshop-like activities.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 1
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|4219||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||In Person|