• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Asian Studies

This course is for students who have an interest in the traditions and practices of East Asian arts. It provides a general introduction to modern and contemporary arts in Taiwan, such as visual art, cinema, performance art, and popular culture. It also reflects how  this Asian community has absorbed different cultures (Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Dutch, Korean and American) to create a unique culture under the impact of globalisation.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Understand the historical development of Taiwanese arts; demonstrate understanding of issues in the arts of modern Taiwan; explore different forms of Taiwanese art; integrate relevant knowledge into practical activities such as appreciation, discussion and comparison; acquire theoretical resources about modern Taiwanese art.

Indicative Assessment

The final assessment scheme will be determined after consultation with the class.

Weekly tutorial questions submitted to Tutor (10 best counted) 15%

Tutorial and workshop participation 10%

2 tutorial papers (min. 1000 words each; one per term), 15% each 30%

Research Essay (3,500 words or 5,000 for graduate students) 45%

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Workload

The course will consist of two lectures and a tutorial each week, for thirteen weeks.  Students will be expected to study about five hours at home each week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed 36 units of any courses.

Majors

Minors

Fees

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

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2004 $2916
2005 $3234
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1593 30 Nov 2015 04 Dec 2015 04 Dec 2015 19 Dec 2015 In Person N/A

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