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ASIA 495 Folk Cultures in the Asian Diaspora

The mediation of folklore (e.g. slang, songs, games, dance, foodways) in the everyday lives of immigrant and transnational Asian communities. Emphasis on Asian-Canadian folklore in Greater Vancouver through digital documentary media production and archival folklore research.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: (Restricted to 4th year students. A minimum of 9 credits of 300-level ASIA coursework recommended.)


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
RestrictedASIA 495 001Web-Oriented Course1 Tue Thu17:0018:00

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This course normally meets 3 hours per week. The overall workload for this course remains the same, though for this current term the content will be delivered in a mix-mode format. Students are expected to meet with the instructor synchronously online at the above listed days and times, and complete the rest of the learning tasks asynchronously as outlined in the course syllabus.