Delivered in collaboration with the iconic Man From Snowy River Bush Festival, this exciting subject focuses on the role the bush has played in constructing Australian identity. Gone Bush examines Aboriginal experience, women on the land, memoir, migration, bush mythology and rural heritage through film, literature and field trips.
In addition to online learning, this subject also includes a 3-day intensive block at our Albury-Wodonga campus. Student attend the festival and experience first-hand how bush identity is being constructed and shaped in modern Australia.
Gone Bush also includes visits to the famous Ettamogah Pub and Bonegilla Migrant Camp, as well as film screenings and exclusive workshops.
What are the details?
Subject code: HUS3GBP
Subject Coordinator: Dr Jennifer Jones
Intensive dates: Thursday 5 April – Sunday 8 April 2018
Students will need to arrange their own transport to Albury-Wodonga and food.
Admission and transfers to the Man From Snowy River Bush Festival and Bonegilla Migrant Camp are provided by La Trobe. Accommodation has been arranged by La Trobe. Details regarding accommodation, catering and any costs will be advised via the LMS and/or email to enrolled students.
For more information please contact ASSC AW staff by email or by phoning 02 6024 9835.