Units of Study

ARCA6904 - Archaeology and Identity has been withdrawn from the list of units of study available in 2012.

ARCA6905 - History and Philosophy of Archaeology

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Roland J Fletcher

Description

This unit presents an overview and critique of the historical development of Archaeology, as an academic discipline and area of professional and community practice, with focus on changes in archaeological thought over time. We will examine major theoretical perspectives in archaeology, the contribution of key theoretical archaeologists and thinkers, and discuss why theory is important to different kinds of archaeological research and to the diversity of archaeological and heritage practice in the contemporary world.

Assessments

1x3000wd essay (60%), 1x500wd class-based assignment (10%) and 1x1.5hr exam (30%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week

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