CIJ210 Cultural Expression in Modern Asia

Updated: 08 November 2019
Credit Points 6
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale OUA Trimester 2 Online
Armidale OUA Trimester 3 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 3 Online
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites None
Co-requisites None
Restrictions CIJ110
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) To be advised
Unit Description

This unit explores the principal modes of cultural expression in modern China, Indonesia, and Japan. Lectures will discuss literature, cinema, and other cultural forms in those countries. Students will be introduced to the concept of art as social practice and to the skills necessary for critical analysis. All materials will be in English.

Materials Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. analyse and evaluate ways in which ideas and values are communicated through Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese cultural activity;
  2. evaluate and analyse aspects of literature, cinema and popular culture of China, Indonesia and Japan, including influences upon them;
  3. demonstrate a broad understanding and critical awareness of cultural issues in China, Indonesia and Japan; and
  4. demonstrate a developed awareness of Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese cultural expressions.