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Culture, Creation and Characters: Indigenous Australian Literature - ABST202

This unit will examine Indigenous Australian texts to explore Indigenous peoples’ perspectives of culture and continuity. Students will be introduced to a variety of creative works, including biography, music, literature, and the growing presence of Indigenous voices in online spaces. We will consider the range of reasons Indigenous Australians write and create, from resistance to celebration, as well as the political motivations for publication. Students will also examine the impact of Indigenous creative works on national identity and understandings of Indigenous Australia.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 Online - Session 1, Online

Staff Contact(s): Professor Bronwyn Carlson
Prerequisites:

12cp at 100 level or above Prerequisite Information

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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Indigenous Studies

Faculty of Arts

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