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Module Detailed Information for [CH2391]
Academic Year : 2018/2019 Semester : 2
Correct as at 12 Dec 2018 05:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
CH2391 IVLE LumiNUS
Module Title : Strangers in Chinese Literature (in English)
Module Description : Why should we study the downtrodden, the disempowered and the dispossessed in literature? Selecting Chinese-language narratives from various locales—especially Singapore and Malaysia—that feature “strangers, outsiders and nobodies,” this course examines the portrayal of figures living in the social margins, and across the fault lines of class, politics, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion and language. It also explores the social imaginaries encoded in literary texts to reveal the values and anxieties of the societies we live in, thus facilitating a collective discussion on the importance of feeling for those we find unfamiliar. No knowledge of Chinese is necessary.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-0-3-4
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY12001400AS4-0116,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
E1 TUTORIALEVEN WEEKTHURSDAY12001400AS1-0207,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.
E2 TUTORIALEVEN WEEKTHURSDAY14001600AS1-0303,
Not Available in Tutorial Balloting yet.





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