The deadline for student applications for the 2014 IACSS Summer School in Hsin-chu is coming closer. If you are interested in it, visit our IACSS website now at: http://culturalstudies.asia/summer-school-2014/
Deadline of application: December 15, 2013
Students registered in post-graduate degree programs are all eligible for applying to the Summer School. There are 40 seats, and students will be selected based on their applications.
The 2014 IACSS Summer School in Hsinchu: “Introduction to Modern Asian Thought”
Date: July 1-15, 2014
Course Design: The 3rd Biannual Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society (IACSS) Summer School, in collaboration with the Modern Asian Thought project initiated by Inter-Asia School, will be held in Hsinchu, Taiwan in July 1-15, 2014. It brings together faculty and students from different background to engage with in-depth learning and discussion on key issues in "Modern Asian Thought."
Core Course: Introduction to Modern Asian Thought. An eight-day core course consisting of 4 units of key issues and concepts in modern Asian thought (1. National cultures: To analyze the conditions of the colonized nation in the early context of colonialism and imperialism, 2. Gandhism and Maoism: Looking at the two political leaders’ truncated relation with popular thought before and after national independence, 3. Asia as Method: pinpoints the shifting concerns of the mode of knowledge from Takeuchi Yoshimi to Mizoguchi Yuzo, 4. Division and its overcoming: questions the shaping and the lingering of the Cold War division system in the postcolonial configuration of the Asia region) will be introduced to students through taught classrooms and in-depth group discussions.
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