East Asian Art (ARHT2646)


This unit explores the art, architecture and visual culture of East Asia in the global Modern era. The role of cultural production in forging links within and across societies, and the relationship of art with political, social, technological and economic change will be particularly emphasised.

Further unit of study information


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


1x1hr Visual test (20%), 1x1000wd Presentation/write-up (20%), 1x2500wd Essay (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or (12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies)

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.