Examines examples of Indonesian popular culture -- songs, plays, films, poetry, fiction, cartoons. This unit strengthens Indonesian language skills in reading, translation, writing and aural comprehension while analysing the characteristics of politically oriented cultural texts and the social context which produced them. (Lectures are given in English and most of the texts are available in English translation.)
ASSESSMENT: oral presentation and 1,500-word essay on the same topic (35%), 2-hr exam (40%), weekly preparation and assignments (25%)
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