• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Asian Studies
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages, Non Language Asian Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
This course introduces students to the history of the development of the various styles of Chinese calligraphy over the course of more than two millennia, and will tutor students in rudimentory aspects of the craft

Learning Outcomes

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

Understand key phases of the development of Chinese calligraphy; acquire an understanding of the role of Chinese calligraphy historically; 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 an ability to work in cooperative groups on key issues to do with this field of Chinese Studies and to communicate findings to others.

Indicative Assessment

Tutorial presentation and report (20%)

Two Essays (20% each)

Final calligraphic production (40%).

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The course is being delivered from 7 July - 17 July, 4 hours per day.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed CHIN6023. You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed ASIA2073.

Preliminary Reading



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Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

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6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2958
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
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