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.

ASNS2623 - India: Tradition and Modernity

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Ulrich Timme Kragh

Description

This unit explores assumptions underpinning Indian thought and culture with specific reference to Indian religious traditions. In particular traditional notions of the individual, authenticity, and the concept of dharma will be addressed through an exploration of social and political structures, gender and the family, and forms of artistic, literary and religious expression. A key focus will be on the continuity of tradition and its interaction with modernity and the implications this has for understanding today's India.

Assessments

1x3000wd essay (50%) and 1x1500wd tutorial paper (50%)

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from History or 12 Junior credit points from Ancient History)

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

 Tuesday

  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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