AR2011 - Australia Through Time and Place
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)
This subject considers the development, practice and findings of anthropological and
archaeological research on Australia. Following a critical overview of the evidence
of human colonisation and settlement of Australia and its cultural and linguistic
diversity, this subject provides an integrated exploration of a number of key areas
of research in the two disciplines, under the following headings: ritual; cosmological
beliefs in time and space; colonial encounters; authentic pasts/authentic presents;
leadership and power; kinship and country.
- to encourage critical analysis of anthropological and archaeological approaches to
understanding Indigenous Australian societies;
- to promote an appreciation of the complexity and diversity of Indigenous Australian
social and cultural life through time;
- to provide an understanding of the implications of current findings and theoretical
perspectives in Australian anthropology and archaeology;
- to provide students with a framework in which they are able to assess the value of
an interdisciplinary approach to a number of key areas of research on Australia.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points
(four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
|AN2107 AND AN3011 AND AN3107 AND AR2411 AND AR2414 AND AR3011 AND AR3411 AND AR3414
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
||Dr Shelley Greer
||Professor Rosita Henry, Dr Shelley Greer.
- 1 hours - Electronic communication via email and LearnJCU Discussion Board
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCUandPrinted materials
||multidraft Essays (50%); participation in discussion board (30%); quizzes and tests through learnjcu (20%).
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