Special Topics in Chinese Culture

Taught in English, Readings in English - Spring 2016

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Online Course: Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature in Translation

CHINESE 2013 (CRN 28353) / ASIAN STUDIES 2013 (CRN: 28354)
  • Read selected works by major Chinese authors of the 20th & 21st centuries
  • All assignments and tests to be completed online (Blackboard)
  • The 1-hour weekly discussion will be conducted via Webex
  • Students have the option of doing all readings and assignments in English or Chinese.

Instructor: Prof. Susan Huang, scshuang@temple.edu

Popular Culture in Pre-Modern China: Early Urban Theater

CHINESE 3000 (CRN 22533) / ASIAN STUDIES 3000 (CRN 26407)
M, W, F 10:00-10:50
  • The plays studied in this course continue to entertain while they reflect a vibrant urban popular culture from long ago that was an important part of pre-modern Chinese society.
  • Classroom lectures and discussions in English. Students have the option of doing all readings and assignments in English or Chinese.
Instructor: Prof. Louis Mangione, mangione@temple.edu

Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies