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Popular Culture and Resistance in Indonesia

Enrolment code: HMN309

Offered: Hobart: semester 2 Launceston: semester 2

Special note: available as an Asian Studies unit

Unit description:

Examines examples of Indonesian popular culture – songs, plays, films, poetry, fiction, cartoons – which convey criticism of and resistance to the existing political and social order. This unit strengthens Indonesian language skills in reading, translation, writing and aural comprehension while analysing the characteristics of politically oriented cultural texts and the social context which produced them. (Lectures are given in English and many of the texts are available in English translation.)

Staff Dr P Allen, Dr M Clark, Prof B Hatley (Coordinator) For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 1-hr lecture, 1-hr tutorial weekly; flexible delivery Timetable
Prerequisites HMN201 and HMN202 or equiv  
Assessment mode oral presentation and 1,500-word essay on the same topic (35%), 2-hr exam (40%), weekly preparation and assignments (25%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Indonesian
Asian Studies
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Performing Arts
Bachelor of Contemporary Arts
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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