Courses of Study 2015-2016 
    Nov 16, 2018  
Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 6543 - [Chinese Ethnology]

Spring. Next offered 2017-2018. 4 credits.

S. Sangren, M. Fiskesjö.

This seminar is designed for graduate students specializing in the study of Chinese culture and society and for advanced undergraduates who plan to pursue careers in the academic study of Chinese culture. The course focuses on close readings on theoretical and conceptual problems and issues in the study of Chinese culture and society, with an emphasis on perspectives provided by cultural anthropology. Among topics that may be included are the social production of gender, ideology in myth and ritual, the cultural uses of history, and political culture; however, the particular emphases of the seminar may vary from year to year. Those with a reading knowledge of Chinese will be encouraged to explore Chinese sources, but use of such sources is not a requirement of the course.

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