ASEAN 221 – ASEAN Cultural Heritage

Course Title:  ASEAN Cultural Heritage

Prerequisites: None

Number of Units: 3

Course Description: Cultural program, objectives and past initiatives of the ASEAN organization; issues on cultural heritage in the ASEAN member countries.

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
1. Discuss the cultural program, objectives and past initiatives of the ASEAN Organization;
2. Appreciate the cultural wealth and diversity of the countries within the region; and
3. Analyze the contemporary issues regarding cultural heritage in the ASEAN member countries;
4. Undertake research on comparative government policies and laws on cultural heritage preservation in some ASEAN countries.

Course Outline:

Unit I: Culture Heritage

Module 1: Material Culture vs. Intangible Culture
Module 2: Cultural Treasures
Module 3: Cultural Preservation-Restoration
Module 4: Museums
Module 5: Cultural Tourism

Unit II: ASEAN Cultural Programs

Module 6: ASEAN MinistersResponsible for Culture & Arts (AMCA) and the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information (COCI)
Module 7: ASEAN and Cultural Heritage

Unit Ill: Culture Heritage of the ASEAN Nations
Module 8: Literature and Visual Arts
Module 9: Film and New Media
Module 10: Dance and Music
Module 11: Architecture and Man-Made Landscapes
Module 12: Cuisine

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