Museums and the Anthropology of Collecting (8945.2)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Humanities|
CLOSED FOR FUTURE ENROLMENT.
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- Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (139360) - View
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This unit provides a historical context for contemporary museum practice. Students will be introduced to various issues, such as representation in museums (ie community, indigenous societies) in exhibitions, publications and the web. Museums in Australia and overseas may be used as case studies.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. understand the changing role of museums in society;
2. understand key issues in the history of museums and collecting;
3. understand key issues relating to museums and indigenous societies.
3 hours per week
7877 Museums and Collections