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PACI310 Special Topic: Sino Pasifika - Pacific Bodies

A critical examination of outsider (European/Euro-American) views and insider (Indigenous) notions of the Pacific body and how these notions have evolved over time. The paper will explore several cultural, spiritual and physical rituals associated with the Pacific body such as haircutting, ear piercing, kava ceremony, tattooing, massage and physicality.

Paper title Special Topic: Sino Pasifika - Pacific Bodies
Paper code PACI310
Subject Pacific Islands Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $868.95
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,656.70

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PACI 201 or PACI 210 or an approved 200-level paper relevant to the Pacific Islands in ANTH, GEND, GEOG, HIST or MFCO
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Teaching staff
Dr Michelle Schaaf
Paper Structure
Internal assessment 100%
To be advised
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Cultural understanding.
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Learning Outcomes
To be advised when next offered.

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Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system