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Patricia B. Ebrey
HSTAS 553
Seattle Campus

Seminar in Chinese History: Earliest Times to 1276

Methods and materials for research in early imperial Chinese history. Prerequisite: reading knowledge of classical Chinese; recommended: either HSTAS 452, HSTAS 550, HSTAS 551, or equivalent.

Class description

This course is a research seminar, with each student writing a research paper.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

The course will be very "hands on," with each student showing exactly how he or she is conducting research and everyone discussing each others' progress.

Recommended preparation

Ability to read Classical Chinese is necessary.

Class assignments and grading

Students will make several presentations of sources they are using and preliminary drafts of their papers.

written work and class participation


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Patricia B. Ebrey
Date: 04/19/2007