Seminar on selected topics in general history, with special emphasis on preparation for field examinations. Topics vary according to interests of students and instructor.
This is a graduate seminar in Modern Chinese History in which students will examine recent literature on some of the most important events and historical moments in modern Chinese history. The time period under study is the late 19th century and the mid-20th century. Issues discussed in this seminar include: China in the modern global system; the emergence and development of Chinese nationalism; urban culture and colonialism; urban and rural relations; state and soceity relations.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Enrollment is limited to graduate students.
Class assignments and grading
Class assignments and grading will be outlined in the course syllabus.
Preparation for class; participation in discussion; quality and on-time completion of papers.