* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
This unit examines the use of costume in selected sites throughout modern Asia to express national, group and individual identity. Students will consider case studies such as the use of military attire in the first half of the twentieth century in East Asia, the kimono as commodity in 1920s Japan, contemporary cos-play, fashion culture flows in south-east, east and north-east Asia in addition to the relationship between costume and religious beliefs.
ASSESSMENT: 200 Level - Oral presentation 20%; Portfolio 1000 words 20%; Essay 2000 words 20%; Exam (2 hours) 40%300 Level - Oral presentation 20%; Portfolio 1200 words 20%; Essay 2300 words 20%; Exam (2 hours) 40%
Lessons will be held in the first week on the following days:
Monday 14 (9am-1pm)
NO LESSON ON TUESDAY 15 November
Wednesday 16 November (9am-1pm)
Thursday 17 November (9am-2.30pm)
Friday 18 November (9am-1pm)
Lessons will be in the second week on the following days:
Monday 21 November (9am-1pm)
Tuesday 22 November (9am-2.30pm)
NO LESSON ON WEDNESDAY 23 November
Thursday 24 November (9am-1pm)
Friday 25 November (9am-1pm)
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - H Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Resource supported teaching & learning - H Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
Video conferencing - H A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
Flexible scheduling - H Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
INTERNATIONALISATION This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.