Prerequisites: Admission to PGDA or equivalent.
This course aims to make sense of contrasting statements and images of the Pacific region, putting them into perspective in a contemporary light. What is their impact on Pacific societies, and to what extent do they determine contemporary actions within and with respect to the region?
Some of the readings and films will include:
Hau’ofa, E. (2008). ‘Pasts to Remember’ In We are the Ocean: Selected Works. University of Hawai’i Press, Honolulu.
Wa Kuk Wa Jimor (Marshallese Canoes Today) Film reviews
Offered in Semester 1
Lecturer Dr Frank Thomas
Tongan coconut sinnet dance custom
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