|Unit convenor and teaching staff||
Unit convenor and teaching staff
By appointmentLecturer, tutor
This unit introduces students to Dharug perspectives about Country, spiritual concepts including human and non-human ancestors, and the importance of connecting to place and belonging. Students will learn valuable insights from a diverse group of Dharug community members telling their own stories about sites of significance to them. Students will be introduced to Dharug language, art and other cultural practices demonstrating the continuity of knowledges that Dharug people have maintained for over 65,000 years.This unit allows students to connect with contemporary Dharug people and learn about the impact of colonisation on the community and also better understand how Dharug people and communities have resisted and survived. Dharug people will share stories of importance so students can be more aware of the politics of place.
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On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
|Video Creation and Presentation||30%||No||03.10.2021|
|Participation||30%||No||Fortnightly across 6 themes|
Create a five-minute Video in relation to a place of Dharug significance on Dharug Country.
A variety of activities in the online and fieldwork classes.
Write an essay on the essay topic – MAXIMUM 2000 WORDS
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READINGS ABST1020 S2 2021 – UNIT GUIDE INFORMATION
THEME 1: NGURRA
Read 1 of the following:
THEME 2: PRESENCES
Read 2 of the following:
THEME 3: PLACES
Read 2 of the following:
THEME 4: PEOPLE
Read Carlson & 1 of the following:
THEME 5: WHY BOTHER?
Read 2 of 3:
THEME 6: FUTURES?
Read 2 OF THE FOLLOWING
Choose 2 of the following:
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