- Code ASIA4001
- Unit Value 12 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 Asian Languages, Non Language Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, History, Asian Studies More...
- Academic career UGRD
- AsPr Christopher Ballard
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2020
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This course offers research training for Honours students working on projects in the Asian and Pacific humanities. It introduces important historical and current debates in the critical humanities, exposes students to different disciplinary perspectives and methods, and nurtures the process of independent research, project design, and writing. Indicative topics include the history of Asia-Pacific studies, debates between area studies and disciplines, postcolonial critique, interdisciplinary theories of gender and sexuality, and theories of power and culture. This course aims to help students become confident, independent, and collegial scholarly researchers.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On successful completion of this course, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
1. Demonstrate the ability to engage with disciplinary debates in research and writing
2. Develop a theoretically sound research design
3. Demonstrate the ability to select an appropriate, ethical method for researching a question in Asian Studies or Pacific Studies
4. Demonstrate skills in analysis and scholarly writing
5. Demonstrate the ability to present research questions, a research design and preliminary findings to an audience of academics and student peers
Indicative Assessment1. Class Participation 10% (Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
2. Bibliography (20-25 items) 10% (Learning outcomes 2, 5)
3. Idea Journal (4 250-word entries) 20% (Learning outcomes 1, 2, 4)
4. Final Essay – Thesis Introduction (4,000 words) 60% (Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
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Workload4 hours contact time per week. The schedule will comprise 24 x 2 -hour classes held twice per week. Total contact time will be approximately 48 hours.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Areas of Interest
- Asian Languages
- Non Language Asian Studies
- Cultural Studies
- Asian Studies
- Asia Pacific Studies
- Asia-Pacific Studies
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