This course invites students to observe and discuss contemporary Chinese society by watching seven of the currently most popular TV shows in mainland China. We will discuss topics such as class, gender, marriage, paternal bond, family ethics, Chinese social development, etc., as are represented by these shows of different genres. The aim of this course is to expose students to a multifaceted Chinese society with complexities and conflicts on various levels. Students will present their thoughts on current Chinese society in the form of oral presentations.
Note: this course is entirely remote, and will be held synchronously.
By the end of term, students will be able to engage in basic conversation about gender, marriage, paternal bond, family ethics, etc. Students will explore multifaceted Chinese society with complexities and conflicts on various levels.
Delivery Method: Remotely accessible
Prerequisites: This course is for students with one-term of prior experience in Chinese at the college level. Contact Ginger Lin (firstname.lastname@example.org) for registration.
Course Level: 4000-level
M/W, 7:00PM-8:20PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 10
Course Frequency: One time only
Categories: All courses , Updates , Chinese , Remotely Accessible