- Code ASIA2071
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Asian Studies
- Areas of interest Non Language Asian Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course is a course that will examine the many and different ways of being Chinese throughout the Sinophone world. The course will seek to decentre the focus usually given the People's Republic of China in most contemporary discussions of Chinese history and culture.
Through examining aspects of the histories and cultures of nations, territories, and communities such as Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Singapore, and the diasporic communities of North and South America, Southeast Asia and Australasia, the course will serve to highlight aspects of diversity and of continuity.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Understand issues in the history and development of the variety of Chinese speaking nations, territories, and communities; to integrate this theoretical and historical knowledge with empirical examples; learn to think critically; develop skills in synthesising and contextualising new information; develop skills to locate, analyse, evaluate and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources, both Western and Chinese; develop the ability to work in cooperative groups on key issues in this field of Chinese Studies and to communicate findings to others.
Tutorial participation (10%)
Tutorial presentation (15%)
Major essay of 2,000 words (40%)
Final examination (35%).
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WorkloadThree contact hours per week - two lectures and one tutorial
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