Current Courses

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


FALL 2017:

CHINESE (CHI)

101. First-year Chinese I. (5h) Emphasizes the development of listening and speaking skills in Mandarin. Introduces the writing system and basic sentence patterns.
CRN 84373, M-F, 10:00-10:50, CARS 016; Instructor: F. Hu

153. Second-year Chinese I. (2 sections) (5h) Study in grammar, reading, conversation, and composition. P—CHI 102 or equivalent. 

Section A: CRN 84374, M-F, 10:00-10:50, CARS 107; Instructor: Q. Yu
Section B: CRN 88032, M-F, 12:00-12:50, CARS 014; Instructor: Q. Yu

220. Third-year Chinese I. (3h) Integrates speaking, reading, and writing skills with emphasis on written and audiovisual source. P—CHI 201 or POI.
CRN 85330, M-W-F, 1:00-1:50, CARS 014, Instructor: F. Hu

231. Fourth-year Chinese I. (3h) Continuation of CHI 230, with emphasis on advanced reading and writing. P—CHI 230 or POI. 

CRN 85331, M-W-F, 2:00-2:50, CARS 014, Instructor: F. Hu

296. Chinese Across the Curriculum. (1h) Coursework in Chinese done as an adjunct to specially designated courses throughout the college curriculum. P—POI.
CRN 91416, W, CARS 107, Y. Shi


EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES (EAL)

219. Major Work of Japanese Literature. (3h) A study of major works of Japanese literature from the eighth century to the present, this course examines epic and lyric poetry, novels, drama, travelogues, and satirical pieces chosen both for their central place in the canon and for their insights into Japanese history and culture. (CD, D)
CRN 91457, TR, 2:00-3:15, CARS 107, K. Mulholland

221. Themes in Chinese Literature. (3h) Examines selected themes in Chinese fiction and poetry with an emphasis on the modern and early modern periods. (CD, D)
CRN 94009, TR, 3:00-4:45, CARS 019, Instructor: Y. Shi

252. Chinese Cinemas. (3h) Provides a thorough examination of Chinese cinemas from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, paying special attention to film’s aesthetic responses to historical catastrophe, political upheaval, and social transformation. Examining film’s concerns with the narration of history raises further questions regarding national and cultural identity, popular culture and cinematic form, gender and sexuality, exile and diaspora, and revolutionary aesthetics. (CD)
CRN 93552, TR, 11:00-12:15, CARS 107, A. Rodekohr

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. (CD)
CRN 93554, TR, 3:30-4:45, CARS 107, K. Mulholland

375. Senior Research Seminar. (3h) Capstone research project required of graduating majors. P—CHI 296 or JPN 296 and EAL 275.
CRN 87437, WF, 9:30-10:45, CARS 027A, Instructor: A. Rodekohr


JAPANESE (JPN)

101. First-year Japanese I. (2 sections) (5h) Emphasizes the development of listening and speaking skills. Introduction to the writing systems. Basic sentence patterns covered. 

Section A: CRN 84376, M-F, 10:00-10:50, CARS 014, Instructors: Y. Rallings/K. Mulholland
Section B: CRN 94930, M-F, 1:00-1:50, CARS 016, Instructors: Y. Rallings/K. Mulholland

153. Second-year Japanese I. (5h) Study in grammar, reading, conversation, and composition. P—JPN 102 or equivalent. 

CRN 84377, M-F, 11:00-11:50, CARS 014, Instructor: Y. Rallings

220. Third-year Japanese I. (3h) Integrates speaking, reading, and writing skills with emphasis on written and audiovisual. P—JPN 201 or POI. 

CRN 85336, M-W-F 2:00-2:50, CARS 016, Instructor: Y. Rallings

296. Japanese Across the Curriculum. (1h) Coursework in Japanese done as an adjunct to specially designated courses throughout the college curriculum. P—POI.
CRN 90831, 11:00-11:50, TH, CARS 027A, Y. Rallings


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

REL 349. Asian Meditation Practices. (3h) Introduces and examines theoretical and practical aspects of various forms of Eastern meditation (concentration, mindfulness, Zen, visualization, and moving energy work) from both practitioner and modern scientific perspectives. (CD)
CRN 94502, 9:30-10:45, TR, WING 206, S. Arthur

EAST ASIAN STUDIES ELECTIVES GROUP THREE: SOCIAL SCIENCES

No course offerings this semester


EAST ASIAN STUDIES ELECTIVES GROUP FOUR: HISTORY

HST 245. Modern China since 1850. (3h) Study of modern China from 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 94588, TR, 11:00-12:15, TRIB A103, Q. Zhang

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