- Code ASIA6080
- 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 Cultural Studies, History, Asian Studies, Asia Pacific Studies, Film
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Students will acquire systematic general knowledge of visual representations of Korean history, culture and society; some of the major issues and agendas that have shaped modern Korea especially since 1945; the current cultural dynamics that closely intersect with the global economic, political and cultural community and the overall development of the Korean film industry from its origin to the present. They will also develop skills and gain experience in gathering, assessing and organizing information; viewing cinema critically and reading texts closely; employing interdisciplinary approaches to various social and cultural phenomena; generating and writing a coherent analytical argument; and communicating their findings orally.
Attendance: 10% of total grade
Class Oral Presentation (10 to 15 minutes): 10% of total grade
Class Discussion (in class and online): 10% or total grade
Mid-term paper (up to 2,000 words): 30% of total grade
Final-term paper (up to 3,000 words): 40% of total grade
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WorkloadStudents are required to attend a viewing session (two and a half hours) and a lecture/discussion session (two hours) per week. In addition, they are expected to spend six to ten hours in preparing for weekly course sessions and doing research for their writing assignments.
Requisite and Incompatibility
1. Timothy Corrigan, A Short Guide to Writing about Film (New York: Pearson, 2007)
2. Chi-Yun Shin and Julian Stringer, eds., New Korean Cinema (New York University Press, 2005)
3. David James and Kyung Hyun Kim, eds., Im Kwon-Taek: The Making of a Korean National Cinema (Detroit: Wayne State University, 2002)
*Supplemental articles and book chapters will be available online.
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