Popular Culture of Indigenous Australia

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Popular Culture of Indigenous Australia

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Australian Culture, Indigenous Studies, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Representations and misrepresentations of Australian Indigeneity as part of the national identity are most often portrayed through forms of popular culture.Popular Culture of Indigenous Australia will focus on the participation of Indigenous people in these fields and how that involvement influences national identities. The course will explore the complexities of Indigenous identities and the nuances in the way these identities are expressed. Students are encouraged to reflect on Indigenous place and space as part of their own identities and further reflect on the place of indigeneity in the national consciousness.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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