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RD: Shih, Chung-wen. A Reader in Modern Chinese Literature. Interactive Chinese, Inc., 2002.

WB: Amazon logo Shih, Chung-wen. Learn Chinese from Modern Writers: An Interactive Multimedia Language Program (Workbook). Columbia University Press, 2002. ISBN: 0231502362.


WEEK # MONDAYS WEDNESDAYS THURSDAYS
1 Session 1: Course Introduction Session 2: China: 1840-1978
2 Session 3: Ba Jin Bio (WB) Session 4: Ba Jin Bio (WB) (cont.) Session 5: Film: Family
3 Session 6: Excerpts of Family (RD) (cont.) Session 7: Excerpts of Family (RD) (cont.)
4 Session 8: Excerpts of Family (RD) (cont.) Session 9: Ba Jin and Family (RD) (cont.)

Mock Court
Session 10: Quiz 1
5 Session 11: Mao Dun Bio (RD) Session 12: Mao Dun Bio (RD) (cont.) Session 13: Film: The National Anthem
6 Session 14: Mao Dun Bio (WB) (cont.) Session 15: Film: The Lin Family Shop
7 Session 16: Excerpts of The Lin Family Shop (RD) Session 17: Excerpts of The Lin Family Shop (RD) (cont.) Session 18: Excerpts of The Lin Family Shop (RD) (cont.)
8 Session 19: Excerpts of The Lin Family Shop (RD) (cont.)

Mock Court
Session 20: Quiz 2 Session 21: Visiting Lecturer: Animation at Beijing Film Academy
9 Session 22: Cao Yu Bio (RD) Session 23: Cao Yu Bio (WB) Session 24: Excerpts of Sunrise (RD)
10 Session 25: Excerpts of Sunrise (RD) (cont.) Session 26: Film: Sunrise
11 Session 27: Excerpts of Sunrise (RD) (cont.) Session 28: Excerpts of Sunrise (RD) (cont.) Session 29: Mock Court
12 Session 30: Quiz 3 Session 31: Film: Yellow Earth
13 Session 32: Ding Ling Bio (WB; RD) Session 33: Documentary Film Clips: the Long March, Shanbei and the Xi'an Incident Session 34: Essay "How I Came to Shanbei" by Ding Ling (RD)
14 Session 35: Essay "Thoughts on March 8, the International Women's Day" by Ding Ling (RD) Session 36: Essay "Thoughts on March 8, the International Women's Day" by Ding Ling (RD) (cont.) Session 37: Quiz 4
15 Session 38: Mock Court Session 39: Final Thoughts on Modern Chinese Writers