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2018/19 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
EAST1080 Chinese Culture in the Twentieth Century
10 creditsClass Size: 75
Module manager: Sarah Dodd
Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2018/19
This module is approved as a discovery module
Module summaryExamine the important cultural changes associated with modernisation in China since the 19th century - why and how they happened, how they are reflected in literature, film and other art forms, the impact of Chairman Mao and the Communist Rule, changes in the position of women and urban culture.
ObjectivesTo introduce the main developments of modern Chinese literature and ideology.
The introduction of European thought, the development of modern literature and film. The sinification of Marxism and the treatment of gender and cultural issues under the Chinese Communists. Orthodoxy and dissent in intellectual life under the People's Republic of China.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||86.00|
|Total Contact hours||14.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Private studyBackground reading
Preparation for seminars
Preparation for assessment
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackProgress is monitored through participation in regular seminars.
Methods of assessment
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)||2 hr 00 mins||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 30/04/2018
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