PKU2 - History, Photography, Memory
4 July 2016 – 28 July 2016
Hosted by Peking University
This course will explore how photography shapes history and memory, both personal and public.
Target Audience/ Prerequisites
English is the language of instruction. No prerequisites required.
Weekly response papers 3-page each (4 total)
Final project and presentation
The assessment will be made up of three components, with the following suggested weightings:
- Weekly response papers (40%)
- Final Project and Presentation (50%)
- Class Participation (10%)
Credit equivalent at host university & contact hours
Credits at host university: 2 credits
Lecturer(s) / Tutor(s)
Prof. Laura Wexler, Yale University
PKU’s Global Village: http://www.pkugv.com/english/index.asp
Students must arrive by: 03/07/16.
Students will be able to check in from: 02/07/16.
Check-out date: 30/07/16.
Students may apply for up to 7 additional days' accommodation.
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RMB 9,000 (includes field trip).
PKU will offer four academic courses (PKU1, PKU2, PKU3 and PKU4) in the 2016 program. The package tuition fee of RMB 9,000 will cover up to two academic courses (from PKU1, PKU2, PKU3 and PKU4) for GSP student. If a GSP student wants to attend three academic courses, an additional tuition fee will apply (RMB 2,000 for one credit).
RMB 120-140 per day for a single room.Approximately RMB 4,000 in total plus returnable deposit of 500 RMB
Living ExpensesApproximately RMB 100 per day
ScholarshipsPKU offers up to 3 IARU students from each member school the funding of accommodation in the program from 03/07/16 to 02/08/16.
Required and / or Recommended Insurance(s)
International insurance must be purchased by the student or his/her home university. Proof of insurance will be required upon registration.
For Yale students interested in applying for PKU2 taught by Laura Wexler: This course must be taken for 1 Yale credit. Tuition charges for this course will be billed by Yale.