Spring 2014 course offerings:
For a complete list of departmental course offerings, please refer to the Undergraduate Bulletin.
102. Elementary Chinese II. (2 sections) (4h) Emphasizes the development of listening and speaking skills in Mandarin. Introduces the writing system and basic sentence patterns.
Section A: CRN 13618, M-F, 10:00-10:50, CARS 016; Instructor: F.Hu
Section B: CRN 13620, M-F, 1:00-1:50, CARS 014; Instructor: F. Hu
201. Intermediate Chinese II. (4h) Further study in grammar, reading, conversation, and composition. P—CHI 153 or equivalent.
Section A: CRN 13420, M-F, 11:00-11:50, CARS 014; Instructor: F. Li
Section B: CRN 13421, M-F, 12:00-12:50, CARS 016; Instructor: F. Li
230. Advanced Chinese II. (3h) Continuation of CHI 220, with emphasis on oral presentation and compositional skills. P—CHI 220 or POI.
CRN 11065, M-W-F, 2:00-2:50, CARS 016, Instructor: F. Li
255. Business Chinese. (3h) Communicating in Mandarin Chinese for business purposes. Addresses cultural differences in communication and spoken and written linguistic forms. P—CHI 201 or POI.
CRN 14213, M-W-F, 9:00-9:50, CARS 016, Instructor: F. Hu
EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES (EAL)
231. Early 20th-Century Chinese Modernism. (3h) Explores various modernist experiments in literature and art in the first half of the 20th century.
CRN 18566, M-W-F, 10:00-10:50, CARS 014, Instructor: Y. Shi
271. Mass Culture in Modern China. (3h) Begins with an inquiry into the critical concept of mass and popular culture by looking at newspapers, posters, literature, film, and music, and tracing their sociopolitical, aesthetic, and affective impact on modern China. (CD). Also listed as HMN-271 (CRN 19822).
CRN 19819, TR, 2:00-3:15, CARS014, Instructor: A. Rodekohr
275. Survey of East Asian Cultures. (3h) Explores the cultural and historical connections among China, Japan and Korea. (CD)
CRN 16902, TR, 12:00-12:50, CARS014, Instructor: Y. Shi
285. Contemporary East Asian Cinema. (3h) Examines the depiction of the cultural landscape of contemporary East Asia and the development of a transnational imaginary in recent works of Chinese, Japanese, and South Korean film. Directors include Wong Kar-Wai, Kore-eda Hirokazu, Park Chan-Wook and many others. (CD)
CRN 19821, TR, 3:30-4:45, CARS 014, Instructor: A. Rodekohr
102. Elementary Japanese II. (4h) Emphasizes the development of listening and speaking skills. Introduction to the writing systems. Basic sentence patterns covered. CRN 13423, M-F, 1:00-1:50, CARS 016, Instructor: Y. Takata-Rallings
201. Intermediate Japanese II. (4h) Further study in grammar, reading, conversation, and composition. P—JPN 153 or equivalent.
CRN 13721, M-F 11:00-11:50, CARS 016, Instructor: Y. Takata-Rallings
230. Advanced Japanese II. (3h) Continuation of JPN 220, with emphasis on oral presentation and compositional skills. P—JPN 220 or POI.
CRN 12015, M-W-F 2:00-2:50, CARS 014, Instructor: Y. Takata-Rallings
EAST ASIAN STUDIES ELECTIVES GROUP ONE HUMANITIES (HMN)
219. Introduction to Japanese Literature. (3h) Major works of poetry, drama, and fiction from the classical and modern periods. Also listed as EAL 219.
CRN 18767, M-W-F, 12:00-12:50, CARS 014, Instructor: D. Phillips
EAST ASIAN STUDIES ELECTIVES GROUP TWO: ART, PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION
No course offerings for this semester.
EAST ASIAN STUDIES ELECTIVES GROUP THREE: SOCIAL SCIENCES
No course offerings for this semester.
EAST ASIAN STUDIES ELECTIVES GROUP FOUR: HISTORY
245. Modern China since 1850. (3h) Study of modern China 1850 to the present, focusing on the major political, economic, and cultural transformations occurring in China during this period within the context of modernization, imperialism, and (semi) colonialism, world wars and civil wars, revolution and reform, and the ongoing processes of globalization. (CD)
CRN 19453, M-W-F, 1:00-1:50, TRIB A103, Instructor: Q. Zhang
247. Japan since 1800. (3h) Survey of Japan in the modern world. Topics include political and cultural revolution, state and empire-building, economic “miracles,” social transformations, military conflicts, and intellectual dilemmas. (CD)
CRN 19454, M-W-F, 11:00-11:50, TRIB A103, Instructor: R. Hellyer