Units of Study

CHNS1601 - Understanding Contemporary China

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Eileen Rose Walsh
Phone: +61 2 9351 6770
Email: eileen.walsh@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit of study introduces key topics essential to understanding contemporary Chinese society and culture, including geography and environment, recent social and political change, art, literature and cultural practice, population and economic structure, education systems and issues of gender and sexuality. As a foundational unit in Chinese studies, it assumes no background knowledge of China or the Chinese language. It will be taught in English with an interdisciplinary approach.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (40%), 1xin-class test (30%), 1xclass presentation (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

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

Prohibitions

ASNS1101

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

CHNS1601

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