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Chinese Culture Courses
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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Chinese 165 Chinese Culture Courses  

Chinese Culture Courses

01:165:210 The Chinese Language: Description and History (3) Phonology, grammar, and the writing system of Mandarin Chinese; brief discussion of other major dialects of China; the influence of the Chinese language on Asian languages; and the role of language in Chinese culture.
01:165:211 Language and Identity in Modern Chinese Societies (3) Introduction to fundamental concepts in sociolinguistics and current issues in language and society in China and the Chinese diaspora, including language and ethnic identity, migrant identity, gender identity, national identity, and language and identity under modernization and globalization.
01:165:215 Introduction to Chinese Civilization (3) Material and cultural achievements of Chinese civilization, including such areas as the fine arts, literature, religion, and thought, with emphasis on individuals, institutions, events, and ideas that shaped Chinese history.
01:165:220 Chinese Classics and Thought: Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism (3) Introduction to Confucianism, Daoism, and Chinese Buddhism, with emphasis on their origins and interrelations, their influence on Chinese culture, and their values in the modern world.
01:165:241 Classical Chinese Prose and Poetry in Translation (3) Introduction to classical Chinese literature, with an emphasis on the prose and poetry of the Tang and Song dynasties (618-1279), as well as their cultural and historical contexts.
01:165:242 Classical Chinese Popular Fiction and Drama in Translation (3) Chinese literature from the 14th century to the present, with emphasis on traditional fiction and drama.
01:165:262 Chinese Cinema (3) Cinematic developments in China in the past two decades. Topics reflecting the emergence of a new aesthetic, and recent political, social, and cultural changes.
01:165:264 Chinese Drama and Performing Arts (3) Survey of Chinese dramatic performance from traditional times to the present, including opera, storytelling, and shadow plays, focusing on regional origins and variations.
01:165:310 Modern Chinese Literature in Translation (3) Reading selections from four historical moments: enlightenment, revolution, socialism and post-Mao according to the standards that each piece can offer a wealth of information about their periods.
01:165:341,342 Major Traditions in Chinese Thought (3,3) Rise and development of pristine Confucianism, Mohism, Taoism, Legalism, the School of Names, Sinicized Buddhism, and Neo-Confucianism; their influences on Chinese civilization, and their reevaluation in the light of new tendencies of thought after contact with the West.
01:165:350 Chinese Martial Arts Film and Culture (3) Introduction to Chinese martial arts literature, film, history, and culture.
01:165:461 History of Chinese Literature: Beginnings to 1300 (3) Introduction to traditional Chinese literature from its beginnings through the Song dynasty (960-1279), with emphasis on major narrative and poetic genres, as well as their cultural and historical contexts.
01:165:462 History of Chinese Literature: 1300 to 1900 (3) Introduction to traditional Chinese literature from the Yuan through Qing dynasties (1300-1900), with emphasis on major narrative and dramatic genres, as well as their cultural and historical contexts.
01:165:463 Nature in Chinese Literature (3) An examination of the representations of nature in major Chinese literary genres and human relations to nature during the early and medieval periods. Special attention paid to general shifts in conceptions of nature as well as larger questions of experience, perception, and representation.
01:165:470 The City in Modern Chinese Literature and Film (3) Modern literary and cinematic imagination of Chinese cities.
01:165:471 Early China in the World - Cosmography, Epistemology, and Encountering the Strange (3) An interdisciplinary examination of the perspectives from which early Chinese perceived themselves, their realm, the world, and beyond from High Antiquity to the medieval period.
01:165:473 The Silk Road: A History of Cultural and Material Exchanges (3) An interdisciplinary introduction to the history of the Silk Road with a focus on the cultural and material exchanges between the peoples and cultures it connected over the period 500 BCE to 1500 CE. Credit not give for both this course and 01:098:473.
01:165:476 Women in Premodern China (3) An interdisciplinary seminar on women in premodern China with a focus on their roles in shaping Chinese cultural, political, religious, and social practices.
01:165:480 Cultural Memory in Contemporary China (3) Examines the representation of cultural memories in contemporary Chinese-speaking communities. Study of key primary, theoretical, and methodological texts on cultural memory.
01:165:482 Cold War Chinese Literature and Film (3) Examines Chinese literary modernity from the vantage point of the 1949 Cold War division in East Asia. Explores questions of revolution, migration, diaspora, colonialism, socialist realism, the captive mind, and the cultural Cold War through literature and film.
01:165:484 Youth Culture in Global Chinese Films (3) Through film analysis and criticism, this course examines youth as a particular cultural category to explore rapid changes that mark contemporary global Chinese-language communities.
01:165:486 Women in Modern Chinese Literature and Film (3) This course examines the representation of gender and sexuality in modern Chinese literature and film from the early 20th century to the present by discussing a wide range of key literary and filmic texts created in mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.
01:165:493,494 Independent Study (3,3) Supervised independent reading and study of a topic selected by the student and approved by the instructor. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and department.
01:165:497-498 Honors in Chinese (6,6) Both semesters must be completed to receive credit.
 
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