Faculty of Arts

ASIAN 753 A & B

Special Topic: "Transnational North-East Asia: Challenges and Possibilities"

Please note: this is archived course information from 2019 for ASIAN 753.


This course aims to critically engage the current debates surrounding the concept and movement of “transnational Asia” and the possibility of reconciliation between China, Japan and the two Koreas. It examines the historical, cultural, and ideological sources and recent development of this new form of regionalism, as well as such challenges as Chinese hegemony and competing nationalisms in the region.

To complete this course students must enrol in ASIAN 753 (if single semester) or ASIAN 753 A and B (if full year).

View the course syllabus.

Availability 2019

Semester 2


Lecturer(s) Professor Mark R. Mullins
Dr Rumi Sakamoto
Dr Changzoo Song


Research Proposal (20%)
Research Essay (60%)
Presentation (20%)


ASIAN 753A: 7.5 points

ASIAN 753B: 7.5 points

ASIAN 753: 15.0 points

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