11569

CHI 106†† Intensive Chinese

Li-Hua Ying

M T W Th .

1:30 -3:30 pm

OLINLC 210

FLLC

Cross-listed:Asian StudiesThis 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.)Class size: 18

 

11571

CHI 302†† Advanced Chinese II

Yu-Yin Hsu

M . W . .

1:30 -2:50 pm

OLIN 107

FLLC

Cross-listed:Asian StudiesThis course is a continuation of Chinese 301 offered in the fall. It is designed for students who have taken at least two and half years of basic Chinese at Bard or elsewhere, and who want to expand their reading and speaking capacity and to enrich their cultural experiences. Texts are mostly selected from Chinese newspapers. Class size: 15

 

11576

CHI 304†† Lu Xun and the Modern Chinese Short Story

Yu-Yin Hsu

M . W . .

3:10 -4:30 pm

OLINLC 120

FLLC

Cross-listed:Asian StudiesAn advanced language course that involves close reading of short stories by major writers of twentieth-century China, including Lu Xun, Eileen Chang, Shen Congwen, Ding Ling, Bai Xianyong, and others. While focusing primarily on textual analysis, we will also seek to understand the concept of modernity in the context of Chinese literary and cultural traditions, addressing issues such as social commitment, artistic style, and historical background. Conducted in Chinese.Class size: 15

 

11717

JAPN 102†† Introductory Japanese II

Mika Endo

M T W Th .

8:50 -9:50 am

OLIN 203

FLLC

Cross-listed:Asian Studies†† The second part of a two-semester sequence introducing the fundamentals of the Japanese language. Students will systematically develop their abilities in the four primary skills: listening, speaking, writing and reading.Course work will consist of extensive study of basic grammar, language lab work, conversation practice, and simple composition exercises.Class size: 20

 

11609

JAPN 202†† Intermediate Japanese II

Nathan Shockey

. T W Th .

8:50 -9:50 am

OLIN 309

FLLC

Cross-listed: Asian Studies†† This course accelerates the acquisition of Chinese characters and introduces more complex grammatical patterns and expressions with the goal of refining studentsí mastery of modern Japanese. Prerequisite: Japanese 102 or equivalent.Class size: 15

 

11608

JAPN 302†† Advanced Japanese II

Nathan Shockey

M . W . .

11:50 -1:10 pm

OLINLC 210

FLLC

Cross-listed:Asian StudiesThis course is a continuation of Japanese 301. Students will concentrate on the four skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing, with a heavier emphasis on oral ability. The course continues the introduction of complex grammatical patterns while further accelerating the acquisition of Chinese characters and advanced vocabulary. Students will build oratory skills through debate on relevant social topics and through individual research presentations. Composition of advanced written material will also be emphasized. The course will be conducted in Japanese. Prerequisite: Japanese 301 or equivalent. Class size: 15

 

11741

ARTH 276†† Chinese Religious Art

Patricia Karetzky

. . W . .

1:30 -3:50pm

RKC 103

AART

 

11614

LIT 2206†† Sex and Gender in Japanese Literature and Culture

Mika Endo

M . W . .

1:30 -2:50pm

OLIN 202

FLLC

 

11806

LIT 2325†† Modern Chinese Fiction

Li-Hua Ying

. T . Th .

3:40 -5:00pm

OLINLC 210

FLLC

 

11977

ECON 221†† Economic Development

Sanjaya DeSilva

. T . Th .

3:10 -4:30pm

OLIN 205

SSCI

 

12041

HIST 229†† Confucianism: Humanity, Rites, and Rights

Robert Culp

. T . Th .

10:10 - 11:30am

OLIN 205

HUM/DIFF

 

11918

REL 121†† History of Early India

Richard Davis

. T . Th .

11:50 -1:10pm

OLIN 201

HUM

 

11924

REL 226†† Intermediate Sanskrit II

Richard Davis

M . W . .

3:10 -4:30pm

OLIN 304

FLLC

 

11933

REL 332†† Gandhi: Life, Philosophy,

and the Strategies of Non-Violence

Richard Davis

. T . . .

1:30 -3:50pm

RKC 115

HUM

 

11927

REL 345†† Legends and Legitimacy in Buddhism

Kristin Scheible

M . . . .

1:30 -3:50pm

OLIN 308

HUM