Week One – 25th February – What is text? Interpreting and critically evaluating literature and other texts
Heiss, A., 2003. Indigenous Discourse in Heiss, A. Dhuuluu-Yala: To Talk Straight-Publishing Indigenous Literature. Aboriginal Studies Press.
Week Two – 2nd March – Auto/biography and identity
Haag, O., 2011. Indigenous Australian autobiography and the question of genre: an analysis of scholarly discourse. Acta Neophilologica, 44(1-2), p.69.
Paradies, Y.C., 2006. Beyond black and white: Essentialism, hybridity and indigeneity. Journal of Sociology, 42(4), pp.355-367.
Week Three – 9th March – Non-Fiction
Grossman, M., 1998. Out of the salon and into the streets: contextualising Australian Indigenous women’s writing. Women’s Writing, 5(2), pp. 169-192
Pascoe, B., 2014. Dark Emu Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?. Magabala Books.
Week Four – 16th March – Land and Country
Moreton-Robinson, A., 2009. Imagining the good indigenous citizen: Race war and the pathology of patriarchal white sovereignty. Cultural studies review, 15(2), p.61.
Week Five – 23rd March – Music / Musicians
Blanch, F.R., 2011. Young Nunga males at play and playing up: the look and the talk. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education 32, 99–112.
Kennedy, T., 2018, Black Metal not Black-Metal: White privilege in online heavy metal spaces,
Media International Australia, 169(1), pp. 94-100.
Listen to: AB Original, Homesick, Southeast Desert Metal, Coloured Stone, Archie Roach, Yothu Yindi
Week Six – 31st March – Children’s Literature
O'Neill, A., 2011. Aboriginal Australian and Canadian First Nations children's literature. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, 13(2), p.4.
Week Seven – 7th April – Reading Week [Online Activities Only]
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Week Eight – 28th April – Guest Lecturer
Week Nine – 5th May – Guest Lecturer
Week Ten – 12th May – Social Media
Carlson, B.L., Jones, L.V., Harris, M., Quezada, N. and Frazer, R., 2017. Trauma, Shared Recognition and Indigenous Resistance on Social media. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 21.
Week Eleven – 19th May – Chick Lit
Mathew, I. ‘“The Pretty and the Political Didn’t Seem to Blend Well”: Anita Heiss’ Chick Lit and the Destabilisation of a Genre.’ Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature 15.3 (2015): 1-11.
Heiss, A., 2006. Black poetics. Meanjin, 65(1), p.180.
Week Twelve – 28th May – Futurism
James, L., 2016. Children of Change, Not Doom: Indigenous Futurist Heroines in YA. Extrapolation, 57(1-2), pp.151-176.