- Code ARTH2104
- Unit Value 12 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Art History
- Areas of interest Art History, Museums and Collections, Asian Studies, Creative Arts, Heritage Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
The Asian Art In-Country course is run as an in-country intensive. Students will spend up to 14 days in an Asian country studying art and culture first hand, visiting historical sites and museums.
Students will only be permitted to travel upon completion of ANU required documentation, including, where required, the travel to a high risk destination form and the approval of all documentation by the relevant delegate.
Disclaimer: Applicants are advised that due to circumstances beyond the University's control (for example, specific international security concerns and international health crises) it may not be possible for students to commence or complete this course as advertised, in which case an alternative lesson plan will be arranged to fulfil the course requirements.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Describe key themes related to the country’s art history
- Recognise the stylistic features associated with the country’s major art historical periods
- Analyse works of art, in writing and orally, relating these works to their cultural contexts
- Undertake independent research using relevant art historical methodologies
Indicative AssessmentPreliminary paper, 1500 words (10%) Learning Outcomes 2, 4
In-country presentation of 1000 words (to be researched prior to departure) related to the significance of a particular site, with written hand-outs, for distribution to course participants (20%) Learning Outcomes 1, 3,4
Research paper, 3000 words (40%) Learning Outcomes 2-4
Reflective journal, 3000 words (30%) Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3
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Workload260 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 90 hours of contact delivered intensively as an in-country field trip of up to 14 days; and
b) 170 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Art and Design to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
A companion to Asian art and architecture, edited by Rebecca M. Brown and Deborah S. Hutton Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
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