SPECIAL NOTE: Several days of the in-country program will require extensive walking. Students will be required to pay travel costs and living expenses.
This unit will examine the relationship between tradition and modernity in Japan through an examination of performance arts including kyogen and kabuki. Students will be required to attend intensive preparatory sessions before departing for Japan. A key element of the unit will be a visit to the Yoshino region of Nara Prefecture to investigate the legend of Minamoto Yoshitsune, the great tragic hero of Japan, as represented in the kabuki play,
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.