- Code INDG2002
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Music
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Indigenous Studies
- Areas of interest Cultural Studies, Indigenous Australian Studies, Musicology, Music
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
The Contemporary Australian Indigenous Music Studies course is designed to give students the knowledge and skills to interact with Australian Indigenous music in its contexts inclusive of narratives and issues pertinent to the music and its peoples. Students will examine a range of protocols and TCEs (traditional cultural expressions) that serve to inform them in their research and practical assignments and/or engagements with Australian Indigenous music. A comprehensive study of contemporary Australian Indigenous music styles and aural analysis of the same serves to introduce students to a widening cultural biography and a living culture with which they can have relationship.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Identify and
explain aspects of 'traditional' Australian Indigenous music.
- Analyse and
critique Australian Indigenous music with reference to style, aural awareness,
context, narratives and issues.
- Identify and
explain aspects of Australian policy pertaining to our Indigenous people in the
C20th, and how it has shaped content in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait
- Actively engage with Australian Indigenous peoples and their songs, and from a culturally informed position pertaining to protocols and TCEs (traditional cultural practices), in either information or performance environments.
Tutorial participation (10%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Analysis/Essay, 2000 words (30%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Oral Presentation, 15 minutes (20%) Learning Outcomes 2-4
Final Examination, 2 hours (held during the formal examination period) (40%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of workshop and workshop-like activities.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
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