SemesterSpring Semester, 2021
DepartmentFreshman Class of BA Program in Southeast Asian Languages and Cultures Sophomore Class of BA Program in Southeast Asian Languages and Cultures
Course NameIntroduction to Indonesian Culture
InstructorVINSENSIO MARSELINO DUGIS
Credit2.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
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週次



Week



課程主題



Topic



課程內容與指定閱讀



Content and Reading Assignment



教學活動與作業



Teaching Activities and Homework



學習投入時間



Student workload expectation



課堂講授



In-class Hours



課程前後



Outside-of-class Hours



1



Introduction



1. About the course; description, aims, and approach of the course



2. Class rules and management of class activities



3. Common misconceptions about Indonesia



1. Go through syllabus



2.. Homework; read reading materials for week 2.



2



2



2



Indonesia at a glance



Land, People, History



Readings:



- Ref. no. 1, pp. 1 - 28.



- Ref. no. 6, pp. 8-13.



1. Lecture introduction



2. Group discussion



3. Homework - read reading materials for week 3



2



2



3



Big Country with a Rich Culture



Geography & History



Readings:



- Ref. no. 3, pp. 3 - 54.



- Ref. no. 6, pp. 46 - 61.



1. Lecture introduction



2. Group discussion



3. Homework - read reading materials for week 4



2



2



4



Nation with Diversity



Culture in Collision: diversity, religion, values



 Readings:



- Ref. no. 2, pp. 105 - 192.



1. Lecture introduction



2. Group discussion



3. Homework - read reading materials for week 5



2



2



5



Being an Indonesian



Ethnicity - Unity in Diversity (Bineka Tunggal Ika)



Readings:



- Ref. no. 4, pp. 3 - 30.



Lecture introduction



2. Group discussion



3. Homework - read reading materials for week 6



2



2



6



“Bahasa Indonesia” as a Unifying Language



Indonesian Language as a lingua franca



Readings:



- Ref. no. 3, pp. 195 - 206.



- Ref. no. 4, pp. 378 - 389.



Lecture introduction



2. Group discussion



3. Homework – preparation for activity on week 8



 



2



2



8



Indonesian Trade & Economic Office in Taipei



Visit to the office of Indonesian Trade & Economic Office in Taipei



1. Students are expected to get information from Indonesian representative



2. Visit Indonesian exhibition hall.



3. Assignment; write an essay about Indonesia, an essay of which become a mid-semester examination.



9



Mid semester examination



Presentation of essay written from previous week activity. The detail format of presentation will be informed during the class



10



Thought and Religion



Readings:



- Ref. no. 1, pp. 29 - 50



- Other related topics within listed references



1. Student presentation



2. Discussion



3. Lecture



4. Homework; read reading materials for week 11



2



2



11



Literature and Art



Readings:



- Ref. no. 1, pp. 51 - 82



- Other related topics within listed references



1. Student presentation



2. Discussion



3. Lecture



4. Homework; read reading materials for week 12



2



2



12



Architecture and Housing



Readings:



- Ref. no. 1, pp. 83 - 126



-Other related topics within listed references



1. Student presentation



2. Discussion



3. Lecture



4. Homework; read reading materials for week 13



2



2



13



Cuisine and Traditional Dress



Readings:



- Ref. no. 1, pp. 127 - 150



- Other related topics within listed references



1. Student presentation



2. Discussion



3. Lecture



4. Homework; read reading materials for week 14



2



2



14



Gender, Courtship, and Marriage



Readings:



- Ref. no. 1, pp. 151 - 172



- Other related topics within listed references



1. Student presentation



2. Discussion



3. Lecture



4. Homework; reading materials for week 15



2



2



15



Festivals and Leisure Activities



Readings:



- Ref. no. 1, pp. 173 - 188



- Other related topics within listed references



1. Student presentation



2. Discussion



3. Lecture



4. Homework; read reading materials for week 16



2



2



16



Music, Dance and Traditional Theatres



Readings:



- Ref. no. 1, pp. 189 - 206



- Other related topics within listed references



1. Student presentation



2. Discussion



3. Lecture



4. Preparation for excursion



2



2



17



Social Customs and Social Life



Excursion around Taipei - place TBA



Getting to know closer with Indonesia customs and social life



18



Final semester examination



Handed in pre-arranged written essay



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

One volunteer is expected


Requirement/Grading

Attendance and in-class performance: 25%



Mid-term exam: 35%



Final exam: 40 %


Textbook & Reference

1. Forshee, Jill. 2006. Culture and Customs of Indonesia. Greenwood Press.



2. Hellwiq, Tineke & Taglliacozzo, Eric. 2009. The Indonesia Reader: History, Culture, Politics. Duke University Press.



3. Lamaoureux, Florence. 2003. Indonesia. A Global Studies Handbook. ABC-CLIO.



4. Hefner, Robert W. (ed.). 2018. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Indonesia. Taylor & Francis.



5. Hannigan, Tim. 2015. A Brief History of Indonesia. Tuttle Publishing.



6. Philips, Douglas A. 2005. Indonesia Modern World Nations. Chelsea House Publishers.



7. Taylor, Jean Gelman. 2003. Indonesia. Peoples and Histories. Yale University Press.



8. Brown, Colin. 2003. A Short History of Indonesia. The Likely Nation? Allen & Unwin.



9. Cahin, Audrey & Cribb, Robert. 2004. Historical Dictionary of Indonesia. 2nd edition. The Scarecrow Press Inc.



10. Ricklefs, M. C. 2008. A History of Modern Indonesia since c. 1200. 4th edition. Palgrave Macmillan



 



Notes for references: All the references are available in the pdf version which all can be copied from the lecture in the first meeting (week1)


Urls about Course
Will be informed every week during the semester
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