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Topical Readings in Chinese (texts on premodern China)

Vak 2012-2013

Admission requirements

Premodern Chinese IV

Description

We will read and discuss traditional Chinese texts around the topic of literacy and orality. Students will finish this class by writing a paper on one substantial source, including partial translations when and where needed, and a detailed discussion of the text.

Course objectives

Learning to use premodern Chinese as a source language.

Timetable

Look at the timetable

Mode of instruction

Seminar

Assessment method

Essay and active participation in class.

Blackboard

No

Reading list

Will be decided in class.

Registration

Exchange and Study Abroad students, please see the Study in Leiden website for information on how to apply

Contact information

Barend J. ter Haar