15 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This module introduces key ideas surrounding media and culture in the context of East Asian society. Via selected case studies we will explore issues such as power and control, propaganda, politics of memory, politics of representation, media production and consumption, globalisation, transnational cultural exchange, media and nationhood and the changing status of the creative industries in East Asia. This course will examine a variety of media products including film, TV, radio, digital archives, animation, memorials and museums and will engage with the media and culture of Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the PRC respectively.

Staff Contact: Kate Taylor-Jones
Teaching Methods: Independent Study, 3 hour workshops
Assessment: Course work, Student portfolio

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