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MAOR407 Presenting Pacific Histories

Themes and theories in the representation of Indigenous histories of Aotearoa and other Islands of the Pacific.

This paper will examine representations of indigenous histories of Aotearoa and other Islands of the Pacific and introduce students to theories and themes relevant to the indigenous histories of Aotearoa and other Pacific Islands. Students will explore connections between such theories and the content of indigenous New Zealand and other Pacific histories and reconsider the nature of indigenous histories in New Zealand and the Pacific, in the light of such wider theoretical discussions.

Paper title Presenting Pacific Histories
Paper code MAOR407
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) Second Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,055.38
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,100.82

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Prerequisite
36 300-level HIST, MAOR or PACI points
Restriction
MAOX 407
Notes
Also available through the Distance Learning Programme.
Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz or ph (03) 479 8674
Teaching staff
Professor Michael Reilly
Learning Outcomes
Students on completion of the course will be able to:
  • Understand significant themes in the representation of indigenous histories of Aotearoa and other Islands of the Pacific
  • Speak with some understanding of various bodies of theory relevant to indigenous New Zealand and Pacific Island histories
  • Discuss the content and arguments used in books and articles in relevant fields of theory or on indigenous New Zealand and Pacific Island histories
  • Write detailed reviews and reports on indigenous New Zealand and Pacific Island histories
  • Analyse and interpret indigenous histories in the light of various theoretical constructs
Paper Structure
100% Internally Assessed

This paper is taught online and on-campus.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, lifelong learning, communication, critical thinking, cultural understanding, information literacy, research.

View more information about Otago's graduate attributes
Textbooks
Suggested readings will be contained in the course outline.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Thursday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41

Themes and theories in the representation of Indigenous histories of Aotearoa and other Islands of the Pacific.

This paper will examine representations of indigenous histories of Aotearoa and other islands of the Pacific and introduce students to theories and themes relevant to the indigenous histories of Aotearoa and other Pacific Islands. Students will explore connections between such theories and the content of indigenous New Zealand and other Pacific histories and reconsider the nature of indigenous histories in New Zealand and the Pacific, in the light of such wider theoretical discussions.

Paper title Presenting Pacific Histories
Paper code MAOR407
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2017 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
36 300-level HIST, MAOR or PACI points
Restriction
MAOX 407
Notes
Also available through the Distance Learning Programme.
Contact
Email: maori.studies@otago.ac.nz
Tel: 03 479 8674
Teaching staff
Professor Michael Reilly
Paper Structure
100% internally assessed

This paper is taught online and on-campus.
Textbooks
Suggested readings will be contained in the course outline.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  • Understand significant themes in the representation of indigenous histories of Aotearoa and other islands of the Pacific
  • Speak with some understanding of various bodies of theory relevant to indigenous New Zealand and Pacific Island histories
  • Discuss the content and arguments used in books and articles in relevant fields of theory or on indigenous New Zealand and Pacific Island histories
  • Write detailed reviews and reports on indigenous New Zealand and Pacific Island histories
  • Analyse and interpret indigenous histories in the light of various theoretical constructs

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
D1 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 9-15, 17-22

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Wednesday 15:00-16:50 9-15, 17-22