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Bass Strait Islanders

Enrolment code: HAB209/309

Offered: not offered in 2004

Special note: may be taken as part of a History major

Unit description:

Explores the post-invasion experience of Indigenous Tasmanians on Flinders and Cape Barren Islands. Topics include: the post-invasion evolution of the Aboriginal Islander community; government policy, missionary activity and scientific racism; the history of Islander activism; and enforced and voluntary relocations to mainland Tasmania in the 1940s and 1950s. The unit develops in students a working awareness of the idea of historical process, the ability to conceptualise historical data, and the development of bias detection skills.

Staff Dr S Breen For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern Ltn: 1-hr lecture, 1.5-hr tutorial weekly; dist.ed: regular 2 or 3-hr study sessions at Hbt, Ltn and NWC Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Aboriginal Studies  
Mutual exclusions HAB204/304  
Assessment mode int: 1,000-word essay (20%), 2,000-word essay (30%), class participation (10%), 2-hr exam (40%); dist.ed: 1,000-word essay (20%), 2,000-word essay (40%), 2-hr exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Ryan L, The Aboriginal Tasmanians, ISBN 1863739653
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Aboriginal Studies
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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