|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Undergraduate Level 3|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject introduces students to migration and settlement as major processes in Chinese cultural history. It examines the expansion of Chinese culture beyond its traditional heartlands, taking Taiwan as a key example. Taiwan will be examined alongside other Chinese "settler cultures" for example Singapore, elsewhere in Southeast Asia, or Australasia.
Intended learning outcomes
- acquire skills to think critically and analytically about complex social and cultural phenomena.
- be able to present arguments coherently in writing and in speech.
- understand contemporary global issues in their wider historical context.
- acquire written communication skills through essay writing and seminar discussion.
- show attention to detail through essay preparation and writing.
- acquire time management and planning skills through managing and organising workloads for recommended reading, essay and assignment completion.
- acquire public speaking skills through tutorial and seminar discussion and class presentations.