Undergraduate

2-Gunditjmara-stone-houseAn undergraduate major in Indigenous Cultures and Histories is designed to give students an understanding of Australian Indigenous cultures, traditions and histories.

A major or minor sequence in Indigenous Cultures and Histories is offered to Bachelor of Arts students at Clayton. Students wishing to complete this major are recommended to take a first-year sequence in Indigenous Cultures and Histories.

Undergraduate and Honours course information

For information about Indigenous Cultures and Histories courses, course structure and pre-requisites please see the Undergraduate entry in this year’s handbook.

Also see http://future.arts.monash.edu/ug-indigenous-cultures-histories

Semester 1, 2017

ATS1254: Culture, power and difference: Indigeneity and Australian identity
ATS2355: Race and power: Imagining Indigenous Australia
ATS2551: Writing resistance: Understanding the power of Indigenous story-telling through literature
ATS3277: Making sense of archaeological sites through their cultural objects
ATS3958: Designing and debating research practice in contemporary Indigenous studies
ATS4374: Honours specialist seminar
ATS4375: Honours research seminar

Semester 2, 2017

ATS1250: Social justice and Indigenous Australians
ATS2354: Interrogating racism: Indigenous Australians and the state
ATS2354: Interrogating racism: Indigenous Australians and the state
ATS2358: Contesting laws: Heritage, culture and land
ATS2359: Hearing the country: Studies in Indigenous Australian ethnoecology
ATS2359: Hearing the country: Studies in Indigenous Australian ethnoecology
ATS2934: Global indigeneity: Performance and spectacle from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century
ATS2934: Global indigeneity: Performance and spectacle from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century
ATS3543: Australia’s ancient Indigenous past: A 50,000 year archaeological odyssey

Teaching staff

Associate Professor John Bradley
Dr Liam Brady
Associate Professor Maryrose Casey
Dr Mridula Nath Chakraborty
Dr Bruno David
Professor Ian McNiven
Professor Lynette Russell
Dr Rachel Standfield