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CHINA 163: Chinese Biographies of Women (CHINA 263)

Generic and historical analysis of the two-millennia long biographical tradition inaugurated by Liu Xiang, ca. 79-8 B.C.E. Chinese women's history, intellectual history, historiography, and literary studies.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Zhou, Y. (PI)

CHINA 164: Classical Chinese Rituals (CHINA 264)

Meanings of rituals regarding death, wedding, war, and other activities; historical transformations of classical rituals throughout the premodern period; legacy of the Chinese ritual tradition. Sources include canonical texts.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINA 165: Major Figures in Classical Chinese Poetry (CHINA 265)

Focus is on a major poet and relationships to previous and later poetry. Poetic form, including meter and rhyme schemes. Historical context. This year's poet is Du Fu. Prerequisite: 3 years Modern Chinese or equivalent..
Terms: given next year | Units: 4 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINA 166: Chinese Ci Poetry (Song Lyrics) (CHINA 266)

Introduction to poetry in the ci "song lyrics" form. This year the focus is on song lyrics of Li Qingzhao (1084-1150s), read against song lyrics composed by male writers of her day. Attention to the special challenges she faced as a woman writer, and the ways that the tradition struggled to accommodate this "talented woman." Prerequisite: Classical Chinese or advanced reading knowledge of Chinese.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-4 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINA 167: Ghost Stories and Other Strange Tales (CHINA 267)

Study of the zhiguai tradition, with readings in landmark collections from different dynastic periods (e.g., Tang, Song, Qing). Consideration of the cultural significance as well as the literary qualities of this tradition of storytelling in China. Readings in English.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINA 168: The Chinese Family (CHINA 268)

History and literature. Institutional, ritual, affective, and symbolic aspects. Perspectives of gender, class, and social change.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINA 169: Early Chinese Mythology (CHINA 269)

The definition of a myth. Major myths of China prior to the rise of Buddhism and Daoism including: tales of the early sage kings such as Yu and the flood; depictions of deities in the underworld; historical myths; tales of immortals in relation to local cults; and tales of the patron deities of crafts.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINA 170: Chinese Language, Culture, and Society (CHINA 73N)

Functions of languages in Chinese culture and society, origin of the Chinese language, genetic relations with neighboring languages, development of dialects, language contacts, evolution of Chinese writing, language policies in Greater China. Prerequisite: one quarter of Chinese 1 or 1B or equivalent recommended. Freshman seminar.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINA 171: Love and Revenge (CHINA 271)

Readings of Tang and Song period stories, anecdotal literature, poetry, and song lyrics on the themes of romantic love, unfaithfulness, and revenge. In a society of parental arranged marriage, romantic love (usually outside marriage) takes on its own special meaning, forms of expression, and dangers.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 2-4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINA 172: Female Divinities in China (CHINA 272)

The role of powerful goddesses, such as the Queen Mother of the West, Guanyin, and Chen Jinggu, in Chinese religion. Imperial history to the present day. What roles goddesses played in the spirit world, how this related to the roles of human women, and why a civilization that excluded women from the public sphere granted them such a major, even dominant place, in the religious sphere. Readings in English-language secondary literature.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
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