CHI 106†† Intensive Chinese

Li-Hua Ying

M T W Th .

1:30 -3:30 pm



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



CHI 302†† Advanced Chinese II

Yu-Yin Hsu

M . W . .

1:30 -2:50 pm

OLIN 107


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



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

Yu-Yin Hsu

M . W . .

3:10 -4:30 pm



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