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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: ; Wang, Y. (PI); Shi, M. (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: ; Wang, Y. (PI); Shi, M. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 9: Chinese Language Tutorial

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

OSPBEIJ 18: Beijing Externship

An 8-week program consisting of part-time experiential learning opportunities with local high-tech firms, research institutes, and non-profit organizations. Students can undertake the externship individually or in small groups with other students in the program and/or local students. Time commitment is approximately 10 hours per week for 8 weeks. Biweekly working meetings with the Director for experience sharing and problem solving; final report required
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: ; Shi, M. (PI)

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: Aut, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Shi, M. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 21C: Second-Year Modern Chinese

Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Chen, L. (PI); Shi, M. (GP)

OSPBEIJ 23: China's Foreign Policy

Chinese foreign relations through examination of interactions between China and the rest of the world in a selected number of "non-traditional security" issue areas; challenges that affect the whole world. Key debates in the Chinese security studies field, with particular attention to considerations of those issues that warrant concern and contribution through means other than application of military power; trajectory of contemporary Chinese interactions with international and multi-national actors in addressing those challenges; complexity and factors in considerations of future paths of interactions with Chinese actors in managing the transnational issues covered in the course and beyond.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Shi, M. (GP)

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

China's economic and commercial interaction with the outside world through history, providing a more thorough and nuanced understanding of China's role in the world economy since the founding of the People's Republic in 1949. How Chinese elites and common people responded to the challenges and opportunities presented by a world economy. China's post-reform economy and how it has shaped and been shaped by the emergent global economy.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Hawke, F. (PI)

OSPBEIJ 61: Classical Chinese Rituals

Meanings, practices, and institutions of classical Chinese rituals. Examine several major Confucian ritual texts that had their origins in the classical age and focus on rituals regarding mourning, ancestral sacrifices, wedding, coming of age, communal banqueting, and daily etiquette. Investigate the evolution of classical Chinese rituals in the late imperial period (c. 1000-1900), with emphasis on the development of ritual institutions and the relationship between Confucian and Buddhist/Daoist/folk rituals over the centuries. Revival of classical rituals as a crucial component of the movement of cultural nationalism in contemporary China.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Zhou, Y. (PI)

OSPBEIJ 62: The Chinese Family

The family as the basic sociopolitical model and source of the most important social and ethical values in traditional Chinese society. In addition to modern scholarship, biographies, memoirs, letters, drama, and didactic writings from the classical period through the nineteenth century about the structure and dynamics of the traditional Chinese family and its role in the larger sociopolitical order. Topics include: the economic, ritual, and emotive aspects of the family; relationships among individual, family, society, and the state; and the family seen through the perspectives of gender, religion, and social change. Comparisons with the Western tradition.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Zhou, Y. (PI)

OSPBEIJ 82: Globalization and the Chinese City

Dynamics of China¿s urban transformation and contemporary city life in the context of globalization. Applying interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives to selected themes related to the distinctive characteristics of China¿s urban development, students gain critical knowledge and understanding of how Chinese urban space is transformed by the forces of globalization, urbanization, marketization, and political decentralization; socio-spatial implications upon urban residents and the migrant population. Opportunities and challenges that Chinese cities face, given its current urban development strategies and trajectories. Field trips and site visits.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Shi, M. (PI)

OSPBEIJ 101C: Third-Year Modern Chinese

Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Xu, J. (PI); Shi, M. (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: ; Shi, M. (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: ; Shi, M. (PI)

OSPBEIJ 211C: Fourth-Year Modern Chinese

Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Chen, L. (PI); Shi, M. (GP)
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