- Code INDN6108
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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 PGRD
- Meghan Downes
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2014
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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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
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.
Can be taken as a non-language course only
Class participation (ongoing) 10% (weekly)
Oral presentation for class discussion on assigned reading materials (10%)
One short essay in Indonesian, 750 words (20%) due one week after class seminar for individual students
One short essay in Indonesian, 750 words (20%) due mid semester
One long essay in Indonesian 3,500 words (40%), due early exam period
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Three hours per week
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Available on Wattle.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8655||21 Jul 2014||08 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|