1 of HUMN2201, LANG8501 has been successfully completed
The topic seeks to introduce students to the phenomenon and dynamics of southern European migration to Australia with special emphasis on three groups: Italians, Greeks and French, each of which, in the Australian and specifically South Australian context, has both distinctive and common characteristics. The topic examines reasons for migration, settlement patterns, and the development of communities. Also considered are issues concerning belonging, identity, language, second/third generations, cultural maintenance and transfers, and migration today
This topic aims to:
address the principal patterns, processes, events and protagonists in the history of Italian, Greek and French migration abroad and of settlement in Australia, both singly and in comparative terms
provide students with the opportunity to develop research skills related to Italian, Greek and French migration to Australia
compare and contrast attitudes to, and opinions of, migrants from these three groups, and their descendants
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:
understand, evaluate, and compare the main issues related to Italian, Greek and French migration to Australia
demonstrate an understanding of community attitudes to, and opinions of, Italian, Greek and French migrants and their descendants
recognise, recall and discuss in writing the principal patterns, processes, events and protagonists in the history of Italian, Greek and French migration abroad and of settlement in Australia, both singly and in comparative terms
summarise, compare, contrast and critique texts relating to Italian, Greek and French migration
discuss primary written sources related to the migration of the three groups
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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