Units of Study

ASNS1601 - Introduction to Asian Cultures

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Matthew Stavros
Phone: +61 2 9351 4805
Email: matthew.stavros@sydney.edu.au

Description

This introductory unit explores the histories and cultures of Asia across time, up to the modern era. The curriculum aims to provide both the essential knowledge and intellectual skills necessary for more advanced study of Asia, and to lay the groundwork for comparative investigation of trans-Asian phenomena. Topics and themes may include: religion, ritual, and philosophical thought; sacred kings and capitals; hierarchy and social order; family, kinship and gender systems; art, architecture, and archaeology.

Assessments

1x1000wd essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (40%), tutorial exercises (20%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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