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ASIA 325 002 (Web-Oriented Course)

Hong Kong Cinema

A survey of the cinema of Hong Kong from the post-war period to the present. The influence of Hong Kong on global cinema, and the forces (artists, studios, audiences, etc.) that have given rise to filmmaking styles and genres perceived as "distinctively Hong Kong."

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 2 (Jan 11, 2021 to Apr 14, 2021)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): January 22, 2021


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 22, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
March 12, 2021

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Tue16:0019:00
2 Thu17:0018:00
Instructor: YANG, RENREN


Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:6
Currently Registered:59
General Seats Remaining:6
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  UBC has confirmed that all Asian Studies Term 2 courses will be online. The meeting days and times currently displayed reflect the maximum time that students will be expected to meet synchronously with the instructor. Courses that are meeting for fewer than 3 hours per week will have traditional lectures replaced with asynchronous learning tasks. The overall workload of the course will remain unchanged. If this course is blocked please sign up for the waitlist section. Students will be placed into the class based off our department priority guidelines. For more information please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/ (Is the class blocked even though there are a few seats that are free? This is normal. Please check our website for what this means.)
-  1. Asynchronous activities: students should be prepared to watch 1 film a week on their own time and prior to the Tuesday lecture2. Asynchronous assignments: students will be expected to submit a film review prior to the Tuesday lecture and a readerly report of the assigned reading prior to Thursday lecture every week; 4 take-home quizzes on film studies terms, 1 sequence analysis essay, 1 group project, 1 final exam. 3. Synchronous activities: student's presentation, group annotating, attendance check4. Course delivery: Lectures and breakout rooms will be hosted on Zoom

Book Summary :
Information for the books required for this section is not available.