Patricia B. Ebrey
Introduction to the English-language literature on the Yuan, Min, and Qing dynasties. Recommended: either HSTAS 453 or equivalent.
This term this course will explore recent scholarship on the topic of literati culture during the Song period.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
This course is designed for students with previous coursework on Chinese history. Students are encouraged to attend the lectures for HSTAS 452 if they have not taken it.
Class assignments and grading
One five page book critique and one 15 page paper, plus occasional class presentations.
A packet of readings John Chaffee, Thorny Gates of Learning in Song China Ronald Egan, Word, Image and Deed in the Life of Su Shi
· Book critique 25% · Paper 50% · Class participation 25%