PREREQUISITE: V33.0206 OR V33.9206.
A post-advanced-level, intensive reading course in Chinese. The aim is to develop students’ skills in reading literary and cultural texts in their original language and sociohistorical context. Organized by an overall theme relevant to Department of East Asian Studies majors’ and graduate students’ training and professional development, such as Country and City in Modern China or Women and Revolution. Under the chosen rubric, reading materials are organized in such a way that both introduce the students to the major works in modern Chinese literature and culture and prepare them for further reading and independent research.