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

Excluded: ASIA1101

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 Area: Asian Studies

'Australia’s Asian Context' introduces you to transdisciplinary ways of examining modern Australia's relationship with the Asian region. It examines the conflicting perceptions, images and responses that Australians have towards their region and the various events that have impacted upon them. Materials examined include historical documents, literature, art, blogs, cartoons, documentaries, movies as well as academic books and articles. 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, Asian-Australians' experiences, educating about and for the Asian Century, military engagement in Asia, tourism to Asia, economic ties with Asia, and cultural integration with our region.


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