Schedule

Week Beg. Class
Topic Preparation Lecturer
2 13/1 1
Introduction
Readings and Preparatory Questions Ismail Talib
Philip Holden
3 20/1 2
Colonial Writing (1): Colonial Short Stories
Readings and Preparatory Questions
Philip Holden
4 27/1 3 Colonial Writing (2): Articles on Culture from the Straits Chinese Magazine Readings and Preparatory Questions Philip Holden
5 3/2 4
Poetry (1): Robert Yeo Yeo's Leaving Home, Mother: Selected Poems. List of suggested poems; list of readings Ismail Talib
6 10/2 5
Poetry (2): Robert Yeo and Arthur Yap Yeo: see above. 
Yap's the space of city trees: selected poems. List of suggested poems; list of readings

Ismail Talib

Research Essay Proposal Due

7 17/2 6 Poetry (3): Arthur Yap Yap: see above.
Ismail Talib
8 24/2 7 Philip Jeyaretnam (1) List of readings. Ismail Talib
9 2/3 8 Philip Jeyaretnam (2)
See above. Ismail Talib
10 9/3 9 Kuo Pao Kun (1) Readings and Preparatory Questions Philip Holden
11 16/3 10

Kuo Pao Kun (2)

Lau Siew Mei (1)

Readings and Preparatory Questions Philip Holden
 
12 23/3
Break for consultation for research essay
13 30/3 11
Lau Siew Mei (2) Readings and Preparatory Questions

Philip Holden
Research Essay Due

15 6/4 Revision
16 12/4
to
24/4
NUS Examination Period
Final Examination
17