Current Courses

For a complete list of departmental course offerings, please refer to the Undergraduate Bulletin.

SPRING 2015:

CHINESE (CHI)

102. Elementary Chinese. (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-W-F, 11:00-11:50, CARS 014; Instructor: F. Li

Section B: CRN 13421, M-W-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. Hu

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. Li


EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES (EAL)

253. Introduction to Japanese Film. (3h) Examines cinematic responses to the political, social, and cultural landscape of 20th-century Japan. Directors often include Mizoguchi, Kurosawa, Ozu, Naruse, Suzuki, Kore-eda, Miyazaki, and others. Also listed as HMN 253 (CRN 20752). (CD)
CRN 20751, TR, 3:30-4:45, CARS 014, Instructor: N. Albertson

270. Contemporary Japanese Culture. (3h) Selected topics in Japanese literature, pop culture, film, animation, and other forms. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. P—POI. Also listed as HMN 270 (CRN 20754). (CD). 

CRN 20753, TR, 2:00-3:15, CARS 014, Instructor: N. Albertson

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. Also listed as HMN 271 (20207). (CD)
CRN 19819, TR, 2:00-3:15, CARS016, A. Rodekohr

272. Literature and Film from Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Beyond. (3h) Explores the specific cultural, political, historical, and aesthetic contexts that contributed to the development of Chinese- language writings and film outside the mainland. Also listed as HMN 273 (20883). (CD)
CRN 20882, TR, 2:00-3:15, CARS016, A. Rodekohr

275. Survey of East Asian Cultures. (3h) Explores the cultural and historical connections among China, Japan, and Korea. (CD)
CRN 16902, M-W-F, 9:00-9:50, CARS014, Y. Shi

376A. Honors Thesis.(3h) Directed research for honors thesis. P—EAL 375 and POI.
CRN 20338, TBA


JAPANESE (JPN)

102. Elementary Japanese. (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

231. Advanced Japanese III. (3h) Continuation of JPN 230, with advanced reading and writing. P—JPN 230 or POI.

CRN 20755, M-W-F 10:00-10:50, CARS 014, Instructor: N. Albertson


EAST ASIAN STUDIES ELECTIVES GROUP ONE HUMANITIES (HMN)

253. Introduction to Japanese Film. (3h) Examines cinematic responses to the political, social, and cultural landscape of 20th-century Japan. Directors often include Mizoguchi, Kurosawa, Ozu, Naruse, Suzuki, Kore-eda, Miyazaki, and others. Also listed as EAL 253 (CRN 20751). (CD)
CRN 20752, TR, 3:30-4:45, CARS 014, Instructor: N. Albertson

270. Contemporary Japanese Culture. (3h) Selected topics in Japanese literature, pop culture, film, animation, and other forms. May be repeated for credit when topic differs. P—POI. Also listed as HMN 270 (CRN 20753). (CD). 

CRN 20754, TR, 2:00-3:15, CARS 014, Instructor: N. Albertson

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. Also listed as HMN 271 (19819). (CD)
CRN 20207, TR, 2:00-3:15, CARS016, A. Rodekohr

273. Literature and Film from Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Beyond. (3h) Explores the specific cultural, political, historical, and aesthetic contexts that contributed to the development of Chinese- language writings and film outside the mainland. Also listed as EAL 272 (20882). (CD)
CRN 20883, TR, 2:00-3:15, CARS016, A. Rodekohr


EAST ASIAN STUDIES ELECTIVES GROUP TWO: ART, PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION

391. Topics in East Asian Religions. (3h) Variable topics in the religions of China, Korea, and Japan. May be repeated for credit if topic varies. (CD)
CRN 20608, TR, 9:30-10:45, WING 209, Instructor: S. Arthur


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 20820, M-W 2:00-3:15, TRIB A103, Instructor: Q. Zhang

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