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Theories of Social and Cultural Expression in Asian Contexts

Enrolment code: HMA414

Offered: Hobart: semester 1 [by video-link], Launceston: semester 1 [by video-link], North-West Centre: semester 1 [by video-link]

Special note: unit weighted at 25% for students enrolling in graduate diploma or master degree courses; compulsory unit in Asian Studies Honours program

Unit description:

Introduces and explores contemporary theories of cultural expression such as post-modernism, post-colonialism, globalisation and the resurgence of local identity, feminism and ecocriticism, and suggest ways they might be applied to the contexts of Southeast Asia, China and Japan.

Staff Prof B Hatley (Coordinator), Dr P Allen, Dr M Flutsch, Dr Mobo Gao, Dr Lin Zheng, Dr M Clark, Ms Taka-Ueki-Sabine, Mr Yoji Hashimoto For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 0%/25% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2 hrs weekly Timetable
Prerequisites entry into BA(Hons) or postgraduate program  
Assessment mode fortnightly papers (total 6,000 words), final 3,000-word essay Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Discipline (School) Asian Studies  
Courses Bachelor of Arts with Honours
Graduate Certificate of Education
Master of Education
Master of Education (Honours)
Graduate Diploma in Languages
Graduate Diploma in Asian Studies
Master of Asian Studies
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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