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Prospectus

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First year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Fall Semester

Introduction to Asian Studies 5
Thesis & Methods Classes 5

Advanced Chinese Language

Advanced Modern Chinese Listening & Speaking 1 5

Language Elective (select one of these language courses):

Advanced Modern Chinese Reading & Writing 1 5
Advanced Readings in Classical Chinese 5

Elective (select 10 EC):

The State in Modern Chinese History 10
Modern China: Political Participation in China 10
China's International Political Economy 10
Early Modern Chinese Fiction: Texts and Contexts 10
Crime and Criminal Justice: East Asian Perspectives 10
Nation, State and Security in Post-war Japanese Political Thought 10
The Material Culture of Food and Drink: Interaction and Exchange between Asia and Europe, 1500-1800 10
Chinese Linguistics: The State of the Art 10

Spring Semester

Year in China A 30

Second year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Fall Semester:

Year in China B 30

Spring Semester:

MA Thesis Asian Studies (120 EC) 15

Language Elective (select one of the following two courses):

Advanced Modern Chinese Listening & Speaking 3 5
Advanced Modern Chinese Reading & Writing 3 5

Elective (select 5 EC):

Democratizing Histories: Asia and the World (twice a week, until March) 10
Democratizing Histories: Asia and the World (twice a week, until March) 5
Asia through Consumption (twice a week, until March) 10
Creativity and Culture in Contemporary China 10
The remaining Advanced Modern Chinese languages class (see above) 5
Chinese Art History 10
History of Chinese Linguistics 10
Topical Readings in Classical Chinese 10
The Cultural Revolution(s) of China 10
Buddhism and Social Justice 10