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
Advanced Modern Chinese Reading & Writing 1 5

Elective (select 10 EC):

The Politics of Digital East Asia 10
Chinese Linguistics: The State of the Art 10
China's International Political Economy 10
The State in Modern Chinese History 10
Masters of Chinese Philosophy 10
Modern Chinese Literature and Exile 10
Advanced Readings in classical Chinese 10
Constructing Digital Language Toolkits 10
Material Culture, Memory and Commemoration along the Silk Roads in Central Asia 10
The Literature of Mature Indian Esoteric Buddhism 10
The Literature of Mature Indian Esoteric Buddhism 5

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 10 EC):

Asia through Consumption 10
Creativity and Culture in Contemporary China 10
China and Global Cyberspace 10
Democratizing Histories 10
Democratizing Histories 5
Crime and Criminal Justice: East Asian Perspectives 10
Sinographics: Chinese writing and writing Chinese 10
Topical Readings in Premodern Chinese 10
Confucianism, Idealism and Power in East Asia's Past and Present 10
Culture and Conquest: the Impact of the Mongols and their Descendants 10
Reading Buddhist Scriptures 10
Topics in Chinese Art History, Things and Paths: Approaches to Chinese Art and Material Culture 10