Units of Study

Asian Studies Electives
As well as the units listed below, taught by the Asian Studies program, you can find Asian Studies electives on offer in the current year, taught by other departments and programs, in the Asian Studies Unit of Study Table in the FASS Undergraduate Handbook.

ASNS1601 - Introduction to Asian Cultures

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Matthew Stavros

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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Lect

         

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lect

Tute

Tute

     

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ASNS1601

     

Tute

Tute

Tute

   

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ASNS1601

   

Tute

Tute

       

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