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CHIN 320: Contemporary Chinese Film

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Explores China from 1949 to present through cinematic and literary representations. Discussions focus on representations of cultural, social, and political changes in the movies. Also introduces critical readings that address issues of gender and youth, family, ethnicity, modernity and the nation, as well as visuality and memory. Notes: Knowledge of Chinese language helpful but not required.

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Explores China from 1949 to present through cinematic and literary representations. Discussions focus on representations of cultural, social, and political changes in the movies. Also introduces critical readings that address issues of gender and youth, family, ethnicity, modernity and the nation, as well as visuality and memory.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

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Taught in English. Knowledge of Chinese language helpful but not required. Fulfills the college requirement in non-Western culture.

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