Chinese: Language, Literature, Culture (including courses in English)

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  • CAS LC 316: Topics in Classical Chinese
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LC 314 or CAS LC 315; , or equivalent knowledge of Classical Chinese.
    Reading and discussion of Classical Chinese literature for students with basic knowledge of Classical Chinese. Sample topics include Worlds of Chinese Philosophy, Fate and Fortune in China's Great Historians, Three Millennia of Chinese Poetry, Classical Love and Romance. (Course conducted in Chinese or English, depending on topic.)
  • CAS LC 401: Sr Indep Work
  • CAS LC 402: Sr Indep Work
  • CAS LC 411: Fourth Year Modern Chinese 1
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LC 312.
    Advanced-level readings in modern Chinese. Discussion in Chinese of literary materials in various forms and styles. Special attention to works written between 1919 and 1949. Regular compositions and lab work (tapes and films).
  • CAS LC 412: Fourth Year Modern Chinese 2
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LC 411.
    Advanced-level readings in modern Chinese. Discussion in Chinese of literary materials in various forms and styles. Special attention to works written between 1919 and 1949. Regular compositions required.
  • CAS LC 420: Topics in Chinese through Media
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LC 312; or consent of instructor.
    Introduction to Chinese-language media from various countries and critical analysis of differences in reporting on current events. Topics may include economic, political, legal, socio-cultural issues, and various media. Conducted in Chinese. May be repeated for credit as topic changes. Topic for Fall 2014: Business News in Multiple Chinese Media.
  • CAS LC 440: Mass Media and Social Change in Modern China
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LC 311; or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
    The Chinese press, radio, and television from their late nineteenth-century beginnings to the present as major forces shaping public opinion and mass culture. Focus on the cultural, economic, and political implications of the media, including entertainment and advertising.
  • CAS LC 486: Workshop on Translating and Interpreting Chinese
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS LC 312; or consent of instructor.
    Enhances students' knowledge of Chinese by developing practical skills in translating and interpreting. Students practice translating a variety of text types, using various dictionaries and internet sources, and interpreting in different situations.
  • CAS LC 491: Directed Study: Chinese
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: consent of department and CAS 105.
    Application form available in department.
  • CAS LC 492: Directed Study: Chinese
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: consent of department and CAS 105.
    Application form available in department.