Australia's Asian Context - ARTS1211

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Humanities and Languages

Course Outline: School of Humanities & Languages

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Subject Areas: Asian Studies
This course can also be studied in the following specialisations: History

'Australia’s Asian Context' introduces students to transdisciplinary ways of viewing and examining modern Australia's relationship with the broad Asian region. It examines the conflicting perceptions, images and emotions that Australians have towards their region and the various themes and events that have impacted upon them. Materials examined include historical accounts, literature, art, blogs, documentaries and movies. Topics covered include: Asia and the formation of Australian identities, the rise of Asia and Australia’s shifting strategic relationships, the impact of Asian migration and multiculturalism, the transformations of urban spaces, Asian Australians speaking out, educating about and for the Asian Century, military adventures into Asia, tourism to Asia, economic ties with Asia, and cultural integration with our region.

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