Jun 24, 2021  
Catalogue 2021-2022 
    
Catalogue 2021-2022
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CHIN 218 - Chinese Popular Culture


1 unit(s)
(Same as MEDS 218 ) The course analyzes contemporary Chinese entertainment and popular culture. It provides both historical coverage and grounding in various theoretical and methodological problems. Topics focus on thematic contents and forms of entertainment through television, radio, newspaper, cinema, theatre, music, print and material culture. The course also examines the relations between the heritage of traditional Chinese entertainment and the influences of Western culture. All readings and class discussions are in English. Wenwei Du.

Prerequisite(s): One course in language, literature, culture, film, drama, or Asian Studies, or permission of the instructor.

Not offered in 2021/22.



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