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CHINGEN 70N: Marvelous Creatures: Animals and Humans in Chinese Literature

Preference to freshmen. Read novels and short stories as well as view films that feature an array of marvelous creatures from late imperial times to the contemporary era. What animal imageries and metaphors can reveal about the Chinese and how they relate to the natural, supernatural, and human worlds across the centuries.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-ER | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Lee, H. (PI)

CHINGEN 91: Traditional East Asian Culture: China

Required for Chinese and Japanese majors. Introduction to Chinese culture in a historical context. Topics include political and socioeconomic institutions, religion, ethics, education, and art and literature.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINGEN 117: Worship of Buddhist Images in Medieval China (CHINGEN 217)

Explores Buddhist image-making practices from Han to Tang China from a trans-Asian perspective. Topics include characteristics of earliest Chinese images (vis-a-vis those of Indian subcontinent), their growth as a dominant artistic genre, inroads of foreign images and Chinese interactions, constructions of Buddhist ritual spaces such as monumental pagodas and cave temples, cross-cultural contexts of image worship.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Kim, M. (PI)

CHINGEN 118: Constructing National History in East Asian Archaeology (CHINGEN 218)

Archaeological studies in contemporary East Asia share a common concern, to contribute to building a national narrative and cultural identity. This course focuses on case studies from China, Korea, and Japan, examining the influence of particular social-political contexts, such as nationalism, on the practice of archaeology in modern times.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-ED, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Liu, L. (PI)

CHINGEN 133: Literature in 20th-Century China (CHINGEN 233)

(Graduate students register for 233.) How modern Chinese culture evolved from tradition to modernity; the century-long drive to build a modern nation state and to carry out social movements and political reforms. How the individual developed modern notions of love, affection, beauty, and moral relations with community and family. Sources include fiction and film clips. WIM course.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINGEN 141: Emergence of Chinese Civilization from Caves to Palaces (ARCHLGY 111, CHINGEN 241)

Introduces processes of cultural evolution from the Paleolithic to the Three Dynasties in China. By examining archaeological remains, ancient inscriptions, and traditional texts, four major topics will be discussed: origins of modern humans, beginnings of agriculture, development of social stratification, and emergence of states and urbanism.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Liu, L. (PI)

CHINGEN 150: Sex, Gender, and Power in Modern China (CHINGEN 250)

Investigates how sex, gender, and power are entwined in the Chinese experience of modernity. Topics include anti-footbinding campaigns, free love/free sex, women's mobilization in revolution and war, the new Marriage Law of 1950, Mao's iron girls, postsocialist celebrations of sensuality, and emergent queer politics. Readings range from feminist theory to China-focused historiography, ethnography, memoir, biography, fiction, essay, and film. All course materials are in English.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Lee, H. (PI)

CHINGEN 198: Senior Colloquium in Chinese Studies

Students research, write, and present a capstone essay or honors thesis.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Lee, H. (PI)

CHINGEN 200: Directed Readings in Asian Languages

For Chinese literature. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (Staff)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-12 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINGEN 201: Chinese Proseminar

Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
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