Current Courses

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

SPRING 2017:

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, Y. Wang
Section B: CRN 13620, M-F, 1:00-1:50, CARS 016; Instructor: F. Hu, Y. Wang

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, 10:00-10:50, CARS 014; Instructor: Qiaona Yu, Y. Lin

Section B: CRN 13421, M-W-F, 12:00-12:50, CARS 014; Instructor: Qiaona Yu, Y. Lin

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 107, 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, MW, 2:00-3:15, CARS 014, Instructor: Qiaona Yu


EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES (EAL)

222. Traditional Chinese Literature. (3h) Surveys the history of the traditional Chinese narrative across a variety of genres and forms such as the classical anecdote, folktale, vernacular story, drama, and novel.  (CD, D)
CRN 22939, M-W-F, 11:00-11:50, CARS 107, Instructor: Qing Ye

231. Early 20th-century Chinese Modernist Practices. (3h) Explores various Chinese modernist experiments in literature and the arts in the rst half of the 20th century.  (CD)
CRN 22940, M-W-F, 1:00-1:50, CARS 107, Instructor: Qing Ye

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. (CD)
CRN 20751, TR, 3:30-4:45, CARS 107, Instructor: N. Albertson

275. Survey of East Asian Cultures. (3h) Explores the cultural and historical connections among China, Japan, and Korea. (CD)
CRN 16902, TR, 2:00-3:15, CARS107, N. Albertson

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 lm. Directors include Wong Kar-Wai, Kore-eda Hirokazu, Park Chan-Wook and many others. (CD)
CRN 22941, TR, 12:30-1:45, CARS 107, Instructor: A. Rodekohr

376. Honors Thesis. (3h) Directed research for honors thesis. P—EAL 375 and POI.
CRN 21527, 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 014, Instructor: Y. Takata-Rallings, K. Ueda


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 014, Instructor: Y. Takata-Rallings, K. Ueda

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 016, Instructor: Y. Takata-Rallings

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

CRN 22942, M-W-F 2:00-2:50, CARS 027A, Instructor: N. Albertson


EALC AFFILIATE COURSES: HISTORY

244. Premodern China to 1850. (3h) Study of traditional China to 1850, with an emphasis on the evolution of political, legal, and social institutions and the development of Chinese religion, learning, and the arts. (CD)
CRN 22693, TR 11:00-12:15, TRIB A103, Instructor: Q. Zhang

246. Japan before 1600. (3h) Survey of Japan from earliest times to the coming of Western imperialism, with emphasis on regional ecologies, economic institutions, cultural practice, military organization, political ideology, and foreign relations. (CD)
CRN 22694, TR 12:30-1:45, TRIB A102, Instructor: R. Hellyer

347. Japan since World War II. (3h) Survey of Japanese history since the outbreak of the Paci c War, with emphasis on social and cultural developments. Topics may include occupation and recov- ery of independence, the “1955 System,” high-growth economics, and the problems of prosperity in recent years. (CD)
CRN 22703, TR 9:30-10:45, TRIB A102, Instructor: R. Hellyer

 

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