Jun 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

CHI 307X - Popular Culture in Modern Chinese Societies

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course will examine popular culture from the mid-twentieth century through the present day and explore its manifestations in different Chinese communities. Cadets will learn about the Chinese language and society through the dynamic lens of popular cultures - from TV programs to film, music to sports, and animation to science fiction. Cadets will also analyze Chinese people’s way of thinking through a close reading of cases in the target languages. This course will adopt a lecture-discussion format and will be taught in Chinese. Note: Civilizations and Cultures (X) course Prerequisite(s): CHI 202