This course will focus on aspects of the history and culture of Taiwan from the prehistoric period down to the present. Topics covered include the ethnic and linguistic diversity of Taiwan, Taiwan's colonial and post-colonial history, the development of its contemporary literature, and its religious and philosophic traditions.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Understand issues in the history and culture of Taiwan; 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, evalue and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources, both Western and Chinese; develop an ability to work in cooperative groups on key issues to do with the history and culture of Taiwan and to communicate findings to others.
Tutorial participation (10%)
Tutorial presentation (15%)
Major essay of 2000 words (40%)
Final examination (35%).
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Three hours per week
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- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2929||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|