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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)

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

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

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)

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)

OSPBEIJ 9: Chinese Language Tutorial

Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

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)

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)

OSPBEIJ 21C: Second-Year Modern Chinese

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