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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Alison Tokita


Previously coded JST4180


Selected topics in Japanese culture, concentrating on the distinction between elite and folk culture in the traditional period; classical theatrical forms; the modern theatre; and contemporary popular culture. Particular emphasis is placed on considering the type of methodologies which have been used in existing studies of Japanese culture.


Written work: (6000 words): 60%
Oral presentation (2000 words): 30%
Participation (1000 words): 10%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week