Units of Study

ASNS3618 - Popular China

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Eileen Rose Walsh

Description

This unit of study introduces students to popular culture in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Chinese Diaspora. From film to television, from music to theatre, from print media to the Internet and from popular literature to visual arts, this unit explores popular Chinese culture as it is generated in Chinese societies and lived by Chinese people. It will cover a range of critical and theoretical perspectives to analyse these phenomena.

Assessments

classwork (10%), 1x1500-2000wd essay (40%), 1xoral presentation based on work for essay (20%), other writing assignment (e.g. portfolio with essay, total of 2000wds) (30%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

12 credit points from junior level Asian Studies, or other subject areas listed in Table A in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Handbook

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