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OSPBEIJ 1C: First-Year Modern Chinese, First Quarter

Conversation, grammar, reading, elementary composition.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Qian, X. (PI); Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 3C: First-Year Modern Chinese, Third Quarter

Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Chen, L. (PI); Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 6C: Beginning Conversational Chinese, First Quarter

Three quarter sequence. Basic language skills in Mandarin to function abroad.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 7: Sex, Gender, and Power in Modern China

How sex, gender, and power are entwined in the Chinese experience of modernity. Interdisciplinary approach to how gender and sexuality have emerged as a privileged modality of modern identity and an important site of social and political struggles in 20th-century China and beyond. Topics include: cross-dressing, marriage resistance, free love, women¿s mobilization in revolution and war, state feminism, postsocialist celebrations of the body, and the emergent queer movement. Readings range from feminist theory to historiography, ethnography, memoir, biography, short story, play, essay, and film. Prior coursework in Chinese history or literature is recommended but not necessary. In English.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Lee, H. (PI)

OSPBEIJ 8: Marvelous Creatures: Animals and Humans in Chinese Literature and Society

What do pervasive animal imageries and metaphors tell us about the Chinese and how they relate to the world, be it natural or supernatural, and to their neighbors, be they ethnic minorities or foreigners? How do animals define the frontiers of humanity and mediate notions of civilization and Chineseness? How do culture, institution, and political economy shape concepts of human rights and animal rights? What does it mean to be human in the pluralistic and planetary 21st century? Course materials include scholarly treatises, novels, short stories, and films that feature an array of animalkind from late imperial times to the contemporary era.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-ER | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Lee, H. (PI)

OSPBEIJ 8C: Beginning Conversational Chinese, Third Quarter

Continuation of CHINLANG 7. Basic language skill in Mandarin to function abroad. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 7 or consent of instructor
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 9: Chinese Language Tutorial

Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 17: Chinese Film Studies

Stages of Chinese cinema from the establishment of P.R. China in 1949 to the present. State policies, filmmaking trends, representative filmmakers and films, and the state of the industry in the different periods, with close readings of some important films. Historical perspective and broad knowledge of Chinese cinema; academic approaches to film studies.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 20: Communication, Culture, and Society: The Chinese Way

How people communicate, what they achieve through their communications, and the social and cultural consequences of these communicative behaviors. Focus on the interactive relationship between communication, culture and society in China. How communication habits are influenced by the individual¿s culture and how communication acts help to change and transform the society in which we live.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 21C: Second-Year Modern Chinese

Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Zhu, X. (PI); Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 23C: Second-Year Modern Chinese

Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Zhu, X. (PI); Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 42: Chinese Media Studies

Fundamental changes in Chinese media. Issues such as: how Chinese media emerge and evolve against the background of modern Chinese history; how they interact with government, sponsors, receivers, and other social institutions; and implications for Chinese social development.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 55: Chinese Economy in Transition

From planned regime to market economy: political economy and institutional aspects of China's economic transition and open-door policy. How can China achieve economic success given disadvantages in natural resources, human capital stock, and institutional arrangements? Theoretical economic analysis, empirical data, and case studies. Emergence of China as an economic superpower; major challenges ahead.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 58: China in the World Economy: Han Dynasty to the Present

Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Hawke, F. (PI); Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 60: Chinese Philosophies and Modern China

Introduction to Chinese philosophy. Daoism, Confucianism, the Confucian development in the Song and Ming periods, the "liberal" and Legal school of thought, Buddhism, the Confucian thinkers of the Modern period, and "Dialectical Materialism." Chinese form of "liberalism" since the 1980s and the future of Confucian scholarship in the postmodern era. How central questions of Western philosophy pertain to the Chinese tradition, and how relevant Chinese philosophy is to the differences in approaches taken to such issues as truth, good, beauty, mind, body, spirit, being, cosmology, ontology, and epistemology.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 67: China-Africa and Middle East Relations

China¿s relations with the outside world, with a focus on Africa and the Middle East. Historically contextualized relations; evolution of relations within the international climate during different periods, especially in the present; impact of geopolitical and geoeconomic relations on the existing international order.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 101C: Third-Year Modern Chinese

Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Zhu, X. (PI); Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 103C: Third-Year Modern Chinese

Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 199A: Directed Reading A

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 1-4 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Cai, J. (PI); Tian, Y. (PI)

OSPBEIJ 199B: Directed Reading B

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 1-4 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Tian, Y. (PI)

OSPBEIJ 211C: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese

Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Wang, Y. (PI); Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 213C: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese

Discussions based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, and academic journal articles. Emphasis on social and cultural issues in contemporary China. Speed-reading techniques and subtle distinctions in Chinese language use, such as formal vs. informal styles and word choice, toward developing a more sophisticated understanding and command of the language.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Wang, Y. (PI); Tian, Y. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 51: Arts and Society in Contemporary China

China's burgeoning arts world and the bonds that link the nation's arts development, the Communist Party's political goals, and the aspirations of individual artists. Attend concerts, operas or plays at such venues as the National Grand Theater and the People's Theater; visit museums, galleries, and architectural monuments, including the National Art Museum, the 798 Contemporary Art District, and the Museum of Chinese Literature; exchange ideas with students at conservatories, art academies and Peking opera schools; and meet with artists, writers and critics. In addition, visit the Shanghai Art Museum, the Shanghai Grand Theater, the Shanghai Symphony and the Jin Xing Dance Theater.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Cai, J. (PI)
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