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|
|Teaching period(s)||First Semester, First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,076.55|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,267.52|
- 36 300-level HIST, MAOR or PACI points
- MAOX 407
- Also available through the Distance Learning Programme.
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Tel: 03 479 8674
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- Teaching staff
- Professor Michael Reilly
- Paper Structure
- 100% internally assessed
This paper is taught online and on-campus.
- 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.
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- 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