Chinese Language and Literature - Fall 2013
CHINESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Fall 2013 Course Offerings普渡大学2013年秋季中文课程
CHNS 101---Chinese Level I - Prof. Wei Hong (4 credits; five hrs/wk M-F 8:30, 9:30 or 2:30) Introduction to Mandarin Chinese
CHNS 102—Chinese Level II TBA (4 credits; five hrs/wk M-F 4:30) Continued work on Mandarin Chinese (prerequisite: CHNS level I or equivalent).
CHNS 201---Chinese Level III - Alice Wang (4 credits; five hrs/wk M-F 9:30 or 10:30 Continued work on Mandarin Chinese (prerequisite: CHNS level II or equivalent).
CHNS 241/H---Introduction to the Study of Chinese Literature - Prof. Daniel Hsieh (3 credits; three hours/wk TTh 4:30-5:45) An introductory class on the reading and discussing of Chinese literary texts, classical and modern, readings are in Chinese and English.
CHNS 285A---Chinese Calligraphy - Ai-jen Wann (1 credit; M 4:30-6:20) An introduction to the graceful art of writing Chinese characters. This course is intended to be the introduction to a two part sequence (the Spring semester will be more advanced). NO PRIOR EXPOSURE TO THE CHINESE LANGUAGE WRITING SYSTEM IS ASSUMED.
CHNS 301---Chinese Level V TBA (3 credits; three hrs/wk MWF 7:30 or 2:30) Continued work on Mandarin Chinese (prerequisite: CHNS level IV or equivalent).
CHNS 313—Advanced Reading and Writing - Alice Wang (3 credits; three hrs/wk TTH 12-1:15) This course is intended for students who have completed Chinese 302 (or with equivalent abilities) but have no more than 4 years of Chinese language learning experience. Reading materials will be selected from a variety of modern texts. Students are required to write in Chinese regularly.
CHNS 342---Modern Chinese Literature and Film - Alice Wang (3 credits; three hrs/week TTh 1:30-2:45) Conducted in Chinese and all primary and secondary readings are in Chinese. This course will study modern Chinese films rendered from Chinese literature. All assignments, tests, and final papers need to be completed in Chinese. This course may select a different focus each semester.
CHNS 401—Chinese Level VII TBA (3 credits; three hrs/week MWF 12:30) Continued work on Mandarin Chinese with service learning component (prerequisite: CHNS level VI or equivalent).
CHNS 594/H---Classical Chinese Tales - Prof. Daniel Hsieh (3 credits; three hours/wk TTh 1:30-2:45) A survey of zhiguai and chuanqi tales (ghost stories, love stories, etc.) from the Six Dynasties through the Qing, including works by Pu Songling. All readings will be in the Chinese original.
For more information, please contact Professor Wei Hong (SC 182; 43859; firstname.lastname@example.org), Ai-jen Wann (SC 063; 66222; email@example.com), Alice Wang (SC 063; 66222; firstname.lastname@example.org), Professor Daniel Hsieh (SC161; email@example.com).