• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Indonesian
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Mode of delivery In Person

  Focussing on the politics of identity in everyday life, this course offers a general introduction to major issues in the study of popular culture and cultural studies. Secondly, the subject discusses critically selected works on popular cultures in Indonesia, and relates them to the general issues mentioned above.

Three inter-related areas of interest will run throughout the course, and will serve as the course's foci: (a) questions of the location of a particular study of popular culture in the broader mapping of the study of culture in general; (b) questions concerning value judgements -- aesthetic or political; (c) particular connections, contrasts, or parallels among the different cases studied.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the semester, students are expected to be able to:

(a) recognise and explain the aesthetic, social, and ideological significance of the selected works of popular culture in Indonesia.

(b) write a non-specialist, but analytical essay on one aspect of popular cultures in Indonesia;

(c) able to identify potential areas of significance for further research of a broader scope

Other Information

Can be taken as a non-language course only

Indicative Assessment

Weekly class participation and four tutorial notes submitted 48 hours before class meetings (40%)

One essay plan in Indonesian, 750 words (20%) due mid semester

One long essay in Indonesian 2,500 words (40%), due early exam period

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Workload

Three contact hours per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have previously completed 30 units of courses. You must also have completed INDN2003 or INDN2006.

Prescribed Texts

Available on Wattle.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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