LIT / ASIA 205†† Representations of Tibet

Li-Hua Ying

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3:00 pm -4:20 pm



See description in Literature section.



CHI 106†† Intensive Chinese

Li-Hua Ying / TBA

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1:00 pm -3:00 pm



Cross-listed: Asian Studies(8 credits) This course is intended for students who have completed Beginning Chinese 101, and for those who have had the equivalent of one semesterís Beginning Chinese at another institution. We will continue to focus on both the oral and written aspects of the language. Regular work in the language lab and private drill sessions with the tutor are required.An 8-week summer immersion program in Qingdao, China will follow this course.Upon successful completion of the summer program, the students will receive six credits. (Financial aid is available for qualified students to cover part of the cost of the summer program. See Prof. Ying for details.)



CHI 202†† Intermediate Chinese II


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2:30 pm -3:50 pm



Cross-listed: Asian Studies†† This course continues Intermediate Chinese I, and is for students who have taken one and a half years of basic Chinese, and who want to expand reading and speaking capacity and to enrich cultural experiences.We will use audio and video materials, emphasize communicative activities and language games, and stress the learning of both receptive and productive skills.In addition to the central language textbook, other texts will be selected from newspapers, journals, and fictional works.Conducted in Chinese.



CHI 403†† Reflectionsof China in Literature andFilm


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4:00 pm -5:20 pm



With the primary goal of enhancing the speaking, listening, reading and writing skills of the fourth year Chinese language student, this course closely examines films from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, exploring through lectures and discussion such topics as the origin of Chinese cinema, nationalism and revolution, the genre of social realism, the cinematic representation of contemporary and recreated historical themes vis-ŗ-vis portrayals offered in literary and historical sources, the search for roots in the post-Mao era, nativist film and literature, the Fifth Generation and experimental fiction and film, Hong Kong popular culture in the commercial age, feminism and sexuality, and representations of exile, diaspora and the new immigrants. Conducted in Chinese.