17032

CHI 106

Intensive Chinese

Li-Hua Ying

M T W Th 1:30pm-3:25pm

OLINLC 120

FL

FLLC

Cross-listed: Asian Studies 8 creditsThis 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

 

17034

CHI 302

Advanced Chinese II

Wah Guan Lim

TTh 1:30pm-2:50pm

OLINLC 208

FL

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

 

17035

CHI 403

Reflections of China in Film

Wah Guan Lim

††††††††††††††††††† Screenings:

TTh 3:10pm-4:30pm

M††† †††† 7:00pm-10:00pm

OLINLC 208

PRE 110

FL

FLLC

Cross-listed: Asian Studies 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. Class size: 15