Courses in Asian Studies

Bachelor of Arts - BA

Asian Studies
Course Title Available in 2023
ASIAN 100 Images of Asia Semester 1
ASIAN 140 New Zealand and Asia Semester 2
ASIAN 200 Asian Identities Semester 2
ASIAN 209 Transnational Asia: Korea and Neighbours Summer School
ASIAN 303 Asian Identities Semester 2
ASIAN 309 Transnational Asia: Korea and Neighbours Summer School
Chinese
Course Title Available in 2023
CHINESE 130 Rethinking China Semester 2
CHINESE 203 China on Screen Semester 1
CHINESE 303 China on Screen Semester 1
History
Course Title Available in 2023
HISTORY 103 Global History Semester 1
Japanese
Course Title Available in 2023
JAPANESE 150 Exploring Japan Semester 2
JAPANESE 241 Japanese Popular Culture since 1945 Semester 1
JAPANESE 308 Religion in Modern Japanese Society Semester 1
Korean
Course Title Available in 2023
KOREAN 120 Korean Society and Culture Semester 2
KOREAN 205 Korea through TV Drama and Film Semester 2
KOREAN 305 Korea through TV Drama and Film Semester 2
KOREAN 381 Korean Study Abroad 3C Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
Politics and International Relations
Course Title Available in 2023
POLITICS 211 Politics of China Semester 1

   

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA(Hons)

Asian Studies
Course Title Available in 2023
ASIAN 752 A Course-linked Research Topic Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
ASIAN 755 Directed Study Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
ASIAN 756 Directed Study Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
ASIAN 757 Research Essay Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
ASIAN 758/758AB Research Essay Semester 1, or Semester 2, or Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
ASIAN 759 Research Essay Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
ASIAN 780/780AB Research Project Semester 1, or Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
Chinese
Course Title Available in 2023
CHINESE 730/730AB Directed Study Semester 1, or Semester 2, or Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
CHINESE 731 Research Essay Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
CHINESE 732 Directed Study Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
CHINESE 737 Research Essay Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
Comparative Literature
Course Title Available in 2023
COMPLIT 705 Reading Across Cultures Semester 1
History
Course Title Available in 2023
HISTORY 737AB Rethinking History Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
Japanese
Course Title Available in 2023
JAPANESE 702 Topics in Japanese Culture and Society Semester 1
JAPANESE 706 Advanced Japanese Language Acquisition 1 Semester 1
JAPANESE 707 Advanced Japanese Language Acquisition 2 Semester 1
JAPANESE 745/745AB Directed Study Semester 1, or Semester 2, or Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
JAPANESE 746AB Research Essay Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
JAPANESE 747/747AB Directed Study Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
JAPANESE 748 Research Essay Semester 1, repeated Semester 2

   

Master of Arts - MA

Asian Studies
Course Title Available in 2023
ASIAN 752 A Course-linked Research Topic Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
ASIAN 755 Directed Study Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
ASIAN 756 Directed Study Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
ASIAN 757 Research Essay Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
ASIAN 758/758AB Research Essay Semester 1, or Semester 2, or Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
ASIAN 759 Research Essay Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
ASIAN 793AB Thesis Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
Chinese
Course Title Available in 2023
CHINESE 730/730AB Directed Study Semester 1, or Semester 2, or Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
CHINESE 731 Research Essay Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
CHINESE 732 Directed Study Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
CHINESE 737 Research Essay Semester 1, repeated Semester 2
Comparative Literature
Course Title Available in 2023
COMPLIT 705 Reading Across Cultures Semester 1
History
Course Title Available in 2023
HISTORY 737AB Rethinking History Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
Japanese
Course Title Available in 2023
JAPANESE 702 Topics in Japanese Culture and Society Semester 1
JAPANESE 706 Advanced Japanese Language Acquisition 1 Semester 1
JAPANESE 707 Advanced Japanese Language Acquisition 2 Semester 1
JAPANESE 745/745AB Directed Study Semester 1, or Semester 2, or Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
JAPANESE 746AB Research Essay Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
JAPANESE 747/747AB Directed Study Semester 1 and 2 (full year)
JAPANESE 748 Research Essay Semester 1, repeated Semester 2

   

Bachelor of Arts - BA

Anthropology
Course Title Not taught 2023
ANTHRO 327 Music and Culture in Bollywood Not taught in 2023
ANTHRO 329 Music of East Asia:Tradition, Modernity and Globalisation Not offered in 2023; planned for 2024
Asian Studies
Course Title Not taught 2023
ASIAN 202 Special Topic Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 203 Special Topic Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 204 Asian Diasporas Not offered in 2023; planned for 2024 and 2025
ASIAN 300 Special Study Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 302 Asian Diasporas Not offered in 2023; planned for 2024 and 2025
Comparative Literature
Course Title Not taught 2023
COMPLIT 206 When East Meets West Not taught in 2023
COMPLIT 302 When East Meets West Not taught in 2023
History
Course Title Not taught 2023
HISTORY 213 Mao Zedong, Revolution and China Not taught in 2023
HISTORY 225 Samurai and Scholars: Early Modern China and Japan Not taught in 2023
HISTORY 313 Mao Zedong, Revolution and China Not taught in 2023
HISTORY 335 Samurai and Scholars: Early Modern China and Japan Not taught in 2023
Japanese
Course Title Not taught 2023
JAPANESE 240 Villains and Heroes in Japanese Literature Not taught in 2023
JAPANESE 243 Geisha and Samurai: Edo Literature Not taught in 2023
JAPANESE 270 Japanese Culture and Traditions Not taught in 2023
JAPANESE 340 Villains and Heroes in Japanese Literature Not taught in 2023
JAPANESE 341 Japanese Popular Culture since 1945 Not taught in 2023
JAPANESE 343 Geisha and Samurai: Edo Literature Not taught in 2023
JAPANESE 370 Japanese Culture and Traditions Not taught in 2023
JAPANESE 385 Topics in Japanese Culture and Society Not taught in 2023
Media, Film and Television
Course Title Not taught 2023
MEDIA 216 Special Topic Not taught in 2023
Politics and International Relations
Course Title Not taught 2023
POLITICS 254 China and the World Not taught in 2023

   

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA(Hons)

Asian Studies
Course Title Not taught 2023
ASIAN 702 Approaches to Research in Asian Studies Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 708 Religion in Modern Japanese Society Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 710 Translation Project Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 711 Research Project in Translation Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 712 Dissertation on Translation Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 754 Special Topic Not taught in 2023
Chinese
Course Title Not taught 2023
CHINESE 724 Chinese Film and Popular Culture Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 727 Chinese New Zealanders Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 729/729AB Special Topic Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 735 Introduction to Chinese Linguistics Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 739 Educational Linguistics in Chinese Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 740 Chinese Teaching Pedagogy Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 741 Acquisition of Chinese Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 742 Professional Learning for Chinese Teachers Not taught in 2023
Comparative Literature
Course Title Not taught 2023
COMPLIT 703/703AB Rethinking Literary Translation Not taught in 2023
History
Course Title Not taught 2023
HISTORY 707AB Early Modern Japanese Lives Not taught in 2023
Japanese
Course Title Not taught 2023
JAPANESE 702 Topics in Japanese Culture and Society Not taught in 2023
JAPANESE 703 Topics in Japanese Language and Linguistics Not taught in 2023

   

Master of Arts - MA

Asian Studies
Course Title Not taught 2023
ASIAN 702 Approaches to Research in Asian Studies Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 710 Translation Project Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 711 Research Project in Translation Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 712 Dissertation on Translation Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 754 Special Topic Not taught in 2023
ASIAN 791 Dissertation Not taught in 2023
Chinese
Course Title Not taught 2023
CHINESE 724 Chinese Film and Popular Culture Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 727 Chinese New Zealanders Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 729/729AB Special Topic Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 735 Introduction to Chinese Linguistics Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 739 Educational Linguistics in Chinese Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 740 Chinese Teaching Pedagogy Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 741 Acquisition of Chinese Not taught in 2023
CHINESE 742 Professional Learning for Chinese Teachers Not taught in 2023
Comparative Literature
Course Title Not taught 2023
COMPLIT 703/703AB Rethinking Literary Translation Not taught in 2023
History
Course Title Not taught 2023
HISTORY 707AB Early Modern Japanese Lives Not taught in 2023
Japanese
Course Title Not taught 2023
JAPANESE 702 Topics in Japanese Culture and Society Not taught in 2023
JAPANESE 703 Topics in Japanese Language and Linguistics Not taught in 2023