MFU 4 Asylum Seekers: Australian History and Society
WHEN: Dec. 3, 2014
WHERE: NTEU Building - Wilson Avenue, Parkville, VIC
FORMAT: 45 minute Q & A, 45 minute lecture
TAGS:
Aboriginal
indigenous
history
Australia
politics
culture
media
identity

This course will use stories and case studies to give students an overview of key events and themes in Australian history. These stories will give students a greater understanding of current debates and contemporary society. Topics covered will include Aboriginal histories and culture, colonization, diversity and immigration, women, wars, stolen generations, Australia’s international relations, visual representations of Australia, music and pop culture, sport and national identity, and history and the culture wars.

 

Women & Gender

Feb. 4, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Colonisation & Terra Nullius

March 19, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Diversity & Immigration

March 26, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Stolen Generations

April 16, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Politics

April 23, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Australia on the World Stage

April 30, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Sport & National Identity

May 21, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

History & Culture Wars

May 28, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Visual Representations

July 5, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Battlegrounds & Wars

Sept. 4, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Music & Pop Culture

Oct. 5, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Aboriginal Histories & Culture

Dec. 3, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: NTEU Building