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Popular Cultures in Indonesia (INDO30003)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5Not available in 2019

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Overview

Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeINDO30003
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject focuses on two areas, namely the location of a particular study of popular culture within the broader study of cultures, and questions of aesthetic and political values with specific reference to Indonesian contexts. Students will examine critically selected analyses of different genres of popular cultures in Indonesia. The subject will refer to theoretical texts on ideology, cultures, hegemony, identity politics and resistance. Issues of gender, ethnicity and religion will be of importance.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should:

be able to recognise the aesthetic and ideological significance of popular cultures in everyday life;
develop the ability to analyse textually selected samples of popular cultures;
develop the ability to analyse textually selected samples of popular cultures.

Eligibility and requirements

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

None

Non-allowed subjects

None

Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home

Assessment

Description

  • Tutorial presentation 10% (during the semester)
  • Ongoing class particiaption 10%
  • One short essay of 750 words 20% (due one week after tutorial presentation)
  • One short essay of 750 words 20% (due mid-semester)
  • One 2500 word essay 40% (due during the examination period)

Hurdle requirement: Class attendance is required for this subject; if you do not attend a minimum of 75% of classes without an approved exemption you will not be eligible for a pass in this subject.

Note: Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.

Dates & times

Not available in 2019

Time commitment details

Time commitment totals 170 hours.

Further information

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    Prescribed texts

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  • Breadth options
  • Available through the Community Access Program

    About the Community Access Program (CAP)

    This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.

    Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.

  • Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.

Last updated: 21 March 2019