Chinese Language and Literature - Spring 2014
CHINESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Course Offerings 普渡大学2014年春季中文课程
CHNS 102---Chinese Level II Wei Hong (4 credits; five hrs/wk; M-F 9:30 or 10:30)
Continued introduction to Mandarin Chinese. On-line version is also available through Purdue Extended Campus, Distance Learning courses.
CHNS 201—Chinese Level III Alice Wang (4 credits; five hrs/wk; M-F 11:30)
Continued introduction to Mandarin Chinese.
CHNS 202---Chinese Level IV Alice Wang (4 credits; five hrs/wk; MWF 8:30 or 10:30; lab only TTH at 10:30)
Continued work on Mandarin Chinese (prerequisite: CHNS level III or equivalent).
CHNS 280---Introduction to/Topics in Chinese Culture and Civilization Alice Wang (3 credits; three hrs/week; TTh 1:30-2:45)
Survey of Chinese civilization and culture. Focus of the course may vary with each semester. Readings are in ENGLISH.
CHNS 285B---Chinese Calligraphy in Cursive Style Aijen Wann (1 credit; T 1:30-3:20)
Continued work on the graceful art of writing Chinese characters in cursive style. NO PRIOR EXPOSURE TO THE CHINESE LANGUAGE WRITING SYSTEM IS ASSUMED
CHNS 302---Chinese Level VI Zhengyu Tang (3 credits; three hrs/wk; MWF 12:30)
Continued work on Mandarin Chinese (prerequisite: CHNS level V or equivalent).
CHNS 341— Chinese Literature I: Traditional Chinese Literature Daniel Hsieh (3 credits; TTh 1:30-2:45)
Survey of traditional Chinese literature. Focus of the course may vary with each semester. Readings are in Chinese.
CHNS 402---Chinese Level VIII Alice Wang (3 credits; three hrs/wk; MWF 1:30)
Continued work on Mandarin Chinese (prerequisite: CHNS level VII or equivalent).
CHNS 594---Issues in Honglou Meng Studies Aijen Wann (3 credits; TTh 4:30 -5:45)
Discussions on issues regarding the art and thoughts of Honglou Meng, the great 18thcentury Chinese novel by introducing basic knowledge of its important versions and exploring major interpretations and debates in Honglou Meng studies. Readings and discussions in Chinese.
LC 235--East Asian Literature in Translation Daniel Hsieh (3 credits; TTh 12:00-1:15)
Reading and discussion of selected East Asian poetry, prose, and drama. No knowledge of an Asian language required.
For more information, please contact Professor Wei Hong (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Professor Daniel Hsieh (email@example.com). For information about the Chinese placement exam, faculty, class offerings etc., check out our homepage: http://www.cla.purdue.edu/slc/chinese/