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Area/Catalogue
LANG 2007

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
009998

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To further develop students' knowledge of and skills in contemporary Indigenous writing, performance and cinema, within the discourses of Indigenous Knowledge and social theory.

Course content

Students will build on their knowledge of Aboriginal cultures by exploring the production of contemporary Aboriginal texts, critical comparisons with Indigenous writing from other first nations peoples, construction of Aboriginal identity by Australian colonial and post-colonial society and Aboriginal constructions of self. Students will analyse non-Indigenous historical and contemporary representation's of Aboriginal people, Indigenous literature, history and cinema and  Indigenous and non-Indigenous post-colonial theory.

Textbook(s)

Heiss, A & Minter, P (eds) 2008, Macquarie PEN anthology of Aboriginal literature, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, NSW

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 2 weeks
Seminar 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External (Online ) 2 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 2 weeks
Seminar 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online ) 2 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Summary 900 words 20% N/A
Presentation N/A 30% 5 minutes
Essay 2500 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Summary 900 words 20% N/A
Presentation N/A 30% 5 minutes
Essay 2500 words 50% N/A
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Summary 900 words 20% N/A
Presentation N/A 30% 5 minutes
Essay 2500 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Summary 900 words 20% N/A
Presentation N/A 30% 5 minutes
Essay 2500 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

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