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Arts

HMJ342

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HMA301 Asian Studies Research Project
HMA308 Chinese Society & Culture (Shanghai)
(Not Offered 2011)
HMA313 Performing Asia on Local and Global Stages
HMA314 Islam in Asia
HMA321 Contemporary Asian Issues
HMA323 Chinese Language, Society and Culture
(Not Offered 2011)
HMA324 Costume in Asia
HMA325 Asia Matters: China now
HMA326 Reacting to the Past: Role-playing Asia
HMA351 Volunteering in Asia
HMA353 Professional Placement in Asia
HMA360 Reporting Asia
(Not Offered 2011)
HMA361 Asian Ethnic and Religious Politics
(Not Offered 2011)
HMC217 Contemporary Chinese Cinema
HMC309 Chinese Research Project
HMC314 Classical Chinese A
HMC315 Classical Chinese B
HMC317 Contemporary Chinese Cinema
HMC318 Chinese Culture and Society
HMC319 Chinese 3A
HMC320 Chinese 3B
HMC321 Chinese 3C Advanced
HMC322 Chinese 3D Advanced
HMC323 Computer-based Business Chinese Writing
HMC324 Political Economy of Post-Reform China
(Not Offered 2011)
HMC325 Political and Cultural History of Taiwan
HMC326 Ethnic Minorities in Contemporary China
HMJ306 Reading Japanese
HMJ308 Writing Japanese
HMJ310 Japan in the 21st Century
HMJ311 Japanese Core Skills 3A
HMJ312 Japanese in Practice 3A
(Not Offered 2011)
HMJ313 Japanese Research Project
HMJ331 Modern Japanese Literature
(Not Offered 2011)
HMJ334 Japanese Film
HMJ335 Introduction to Professional Japanese Translation
HMJ337 Japanese-English, English-Japanese Interpreting
HMJ340 Film and Text in Japan
HMJ342 Performance Tradition and Modernity in Japan
(Not Offered 2011)
HMN304 Indonesian Literature and its Social Context
HMN309 Popular Culture and Society in Indonesia
(Not Offered 2011)
HMN311 Media and Society in Indonesia
(Not Offered 2011)
HMN313 Indonesian 3A
HMN314 Indonesian 3B
HMN315 Indonesian 3C Advanced
HMN316 Indonesian 3D Advanced
HMN317 Indonesian Research Project
HMN318 Political and Social Change in Contemporary Indonesia

2011 HMJ342 Performance Tradition and Modernity in Japan

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: Several days of the in-country program will require extensive walking. Students will be required to pay travel costs and living expenses.

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

This unit will examine the relationship between tradition and modernity in Japan through an examination of performance arts including kyogen and kabuki. Students will be required to attend intensive preparatory sessions before departing for Japan. A key element of the unit will be a visit to the Yoshino region of Nara Prefecture to investigate the legend of Minamoto Yoshitsune, the great tragic hero of Japan, as represented in the kabuki play, Yoshitsune zenbonzakura.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Group presentation/performance 20%; Portfolio (1000 words) 20%; Essay (2000 words) 20%; Examination (2 hours) 40%

TEACHING PATTERN: 2x4 hour intensive prior to departing Japan. Approximately 8x3 hour intensive in Japan.

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Resource supported teaching & learning - O
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
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INTERNATIONALISATION
This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.

STAFF: Dr Barbara Hartley

FEES
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KEY

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