Chinese Worldview in Arts, Literature and Life (CHI4601.01)

Sui Duan

How do Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism play out in Chinese culture? This course is designed to introduce students to Chinese worldview and beliefs by exploring Chinese ancient poems, traditional and contemporary paintings, music, architecture, literature and daily life. It helps students develop their Chinese language skills to understand, describe and discuss subjects in arts and literature. Class projects include translation of selected Chinese poems and critique essays on Chinese art and literature stories. At the end of the semester, students have the choice to either submit a poem translation with interpretation or a video work depicting Chinese worldview with natural landscapes. Class will be in Chinese with English as supplement. Ginger Lin will sign for this course.

Prerequisites: At least 4 terms of Chinese at college level.
Credits: 4
M 4:10pm - 6:00pm; Th 4:10pm - 6:00pm (new time; updated 11/10)
Maximum Enrollment: 18
This course is categorized as 4000, All courses, Chinese, Four Credit, Monday and/or Thursday Afternoons, Sui Duan, Updates, and tagged , , , .