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as of 9/23/2019

TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER STUDIES
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Queensland - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectAustralian Studies
Number & Suffix: 58
Full UC Title: TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER STUDIES 
Transcript Title: TORRES STRAIT STUDY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course examines selected topics in both traditional and contemporary Torres Strait Islander society and culture. Students gain a broad understanding of topics such as the unique geography of Torres Strait, the influences of colonial history, the intricate relationship of people with the sea, the significance of “Mabo,” and the social organization and structure within Torres Strait Islander society and culture. Additionally, students explore the dispossession, resistance, governance, identity, and cultural perspectives of Torres Strait Islanders. The class considers both traditional and contemporary Torres Strait Islander society and culture, which is supported through films, recommended readings, guest lecturers, community elders, and speakers from the Torres Strait Islander community in Brisbane. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER STUDIES 
Partner University Department: Faculty of Arts 
Partner University Course Number: ABST1010