CHINESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Spring 2020 Course Offerings
CHNS 101---Chinese Level I TBA
(4 credits; distance learning)
Introduction to Mandarin Chinese.
CHNS 102---Chinese Level II TBA
Continued work on Mandarin Chinese (prerequisite: CHNS level I or equivalent).
Only distance option available
CHNS 202---Chinese Level IV Alice Wang
(4 credits; five hrs/wk; M-F 10:30 and 11:30)
Continued work on Mandarin Chinese (prerequisite: CHNS level III or equivalent).
CHNS 280 CHINESE CULTURE Chi-Ying Wang
CHNS 281 INTRO TO CHINESE FOOD CULTURE Ai-Jen Wann
CHNS 285A---Chinese Calligraphy Ai-jen Wann
(1 credit; two hours/wk W 3:30-5:20)
An introduction to the graceful art of writing Chinese characters. This course is intended to be the introduction to a two part sequence (the Spring semester will be more advanced). NO PRIOR EXPOSURE TO THE CHINESE LANGUAGE WRITING SYSTEM IS ASSUMED
CHNS 281A---Special Topics: Introduction to the Chinese Food Culture Part I Aijen Wann
(3 credits, MWF 2:30- 3:20 )
Introduction to the food culture of China. This class will study Chinese gastronomy including food history, production preparation, festivals and healthy diet. Discussions will also include gastronomy and civilization, food as cultural diplomacy and Chinese food concept outside of Chinese speaking regions. All readings are in English. NO PRIOR EXPOSURE TO THE CHINESE LANGUAGE IS ASSUMED.
CHNS 302---Chinese Level VI Zhengyu Tang
(3 credits; three hrs/wk; MWF 1:30pm)
Continued work on Mandarin Chinese (prerequisite: CHNS level V or equivalent)
CHNS 313---Advanced Reading and Writing Alice Wang
(3 credits; three hrs/week MWF 1:30-2:20)
This course is intended for students who have completed Chinese 302 (or with equivalent abilities) but have no more than 4 years of Chinese language learning experience. Teaching materials are selected from a variety of modern texts, TV series and movies. Students will write in Chinese regularly.
CHNS 330 Chinese Cinema Hongijian Wang
(3 credits; MWF 1:30-2:20)
CHNS 341--- Chinese Literature I Chi-Ying Wang
(3 credits; three hrs/week TTh 1:30-2:45)
CHNS 402-- Chinese Level VIII Chi-Ying Wang
(3 credits; MWF 1:30-2:20)
Continued work on Mandarin Chinese (prerequisite:CHNS level VII or equivalent).
CHNS 490-- SPECIAL TOPICS CHINESE LANGUAGE Daniel Hsieh
CHNS 594-- MODERN CHINESE THEATER Hongjian Wang
(3 credits, three hrs/week; MWF 2:30-3:20)
For more information, please contact Professor Wei Hong (SC 182; 43859; firstname.lastname@example.org); Professor Daniel Hsieh (SC161; email@example.com) Professor Hongjian Wang (SC 261; firstname.lastname@example.org); Ai-jen Wann (SC 063; 66222; email@example.com), Dr. Alice Wang (SC 063; 66222; firstname.lastname@example.org)
Check out our webpage: http://www.cla.purdue.edu/slc/chinese/