- Code ASIA2366
- 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, Cultural Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Michael Schimmelpfennig
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2015
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This is a regional course for students interested in China. It focuses on key social and cultural topics essential to understanding both traditional society and its influence modern and contemporary China. The course is structured around such themes as conceptions of time and space, the written and spoken word, the past and its records, traditional thought and belief, society, government and bureaucracy, cultural pursuits and literary products, inventions and technical advances, or Western interlocutors. The course intends to provide students with in-depth knowledge about core aspects of traditional Chinese culture necessary for any serious occupation with present day China and Chinese communities all over the world.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of and reproduce key features of traditional Chinese culture and thought as well as modern discourses about such traditions;
2. Analyse oneself, one’s culture and one’s society from a different cultural perspective;
3. Integrate theoretical knowledge of this field into empirical examples;
4. Locate and analyse new information from a wide variety of Western sources.
Weekly tutorial questions submitted at the beginning of tutorials - 20%
1st tutorial paper: A detailed bibliography and a detailed structure for an essay with a brief explanatory outline about one course topic (min. 1000 words). (Topic lottery) - 10%
2nd tutorial paper: A written out version of the essay (1500/2500 words for ASIA2366) suggested in the first tutorial paper including improvements from the first correction. - 20%
Final Exam - 50%
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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|
|3656||20 Jul 2015||07 Aug 2015||31 Aug 2015||30 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|