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Undergraduate | MAQ-ABSX3035 | 2024

Indigenous Queer Theory and Practice

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
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Start dates
22 July 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
18 weeks

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Indigenous Queer Theory and Practice

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. Identify Indigenous peoples historical and contemporary contributions to knowledge relating to gender and sexuality.
    2. Use a diverse range of texts to inform your understanding of Indigeneity, gender, and sexuality.
    3. Apply appropriate theoretical frameworks to facilitate an understanding of Indigenous Queer peoples
    4. Communicate effectively, in a range of written and spoken formats, within the conventions of the discipline of Indigenous Studies
    5. Identify the potential and limitations of multidisciplinary approaches to understanding Indigenous Queer peoples

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

one of

and one of


Pre-requisite: 130cp at 1000 level or above including ABSX1000 or ABSX1020 and 20cp at 2000 level including ABSX2035 or ABSX2020 or ABSX2060

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements -

    Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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