Chinese Studies: Culture and Empire
Subject 110-202 (2009)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and a 2-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 2.5 contact hours/week , 6.0 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Completion of first year requirements for the Asian studies major. For pre-2008 students: Usually 50 points of 1st year study in the Faculty of Arts.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Lewis William Mayo
Dr Lewis Mayo
|Subject Overview:||This introductory subject examines Chinese society and culture by looking at the relationship between cultural systems and imperial power. It addresses the long-term development of social and intellectual structures in China in relation to empire as a political order and a system of territorial domination. Students should gain a foundation for further study of Chinese society and culture and specific skills in the writing of essays.|
|Assessment:||A class paper of 800 words 15% (due a week after presentation in class), an essay of 1200 words 30% (due mid-semester) and an essay of 2000 words 45% (due during the examination period) and continuous tutorial participation 10%.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Patricia Buckley Ebrey, The Cambridge Illustrated History of China (1996, Cambridge University Press) |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Formerly available as 110-027 Chinese Studies: Culture & Environment and as 110-183 Chinese Studies: Culture & Empire. Students who have completed 110-027 or 110-183 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Diploma in Arts (Asian Studies) |
Asian Studies |
Asian Studies Major
Chinese Studies Major
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