SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentSophomore Class of BA Program in Southeast Asian Languages and Cultures
Course NameIntroduction to Indonesian Culture
InstructorVINSENSIO MARSELINO DUGIS
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

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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 (Pendahuluan/Pengantar)



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



4



2



 



 



 



Indonesia at a glance (Indonesia Selayang Pandang)



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



3



3



3



 



 



 



Big Country with a Rich Culture (Negara Besar dengan Kekayaan Budaya) - (1)



Indonesian Batik Festival in Taipei



1. Students are assigned to attend the festival, knowing more about Indonesia through this festival



2. Taking photos and write short report



3. Homework; read reading materials for week 4.



0



6



4



 



 



 



Big Country with a Rich Culture (Negara Besar dengan Kekayaan Budaya) - (2)



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 5



3



3



5



 



 



 



Nation with Diversity (Bangsa dengan Keberagaman)



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 6



3



3



6



 



 



 



Being an Indonesian (Menjadi Indonesia)



Ethnicity - Unity in Diversity (Bineka Tunggal Ika)



Readings:



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



 



3



3



7



 



 



 



Indonesian Language (Bahasa Indonesia)



Indonesian Language as a lingua franca



Readings:



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



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



 



 



3



3



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. The detail of essay will be informed latter.



4. Homework; read reading materials for week 10.



0



6



9



 



 



 



Mid semester examination (Ujian tengah semester)



Written essay, the detail 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



3



3



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



3



3



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



3



3



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



3



3



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



3



3



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



3



3



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



3



3



17



 



 



 



Social Customs and Social Life



Excursion around Taipei - place TBA



Getting to know closer with Indonesia customs and social life



0



6



18



 



 



 



Final semester examination (Ujian akhir semester)



Written essay, the detail will be informed during the class


               

Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

Attendance and in-class performance: 40%



Mid-term exam: 30%



Final exam: 30 %


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 Network. 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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