Advanced Readings in Modern Chinese Literature
A rigorous introduction to literary criticism and analysis using texts in the original language. Focus on the contemporary period, drawing from fiction written in Chinese in different parts of the world, from mainland China to Taiwan and from Malaysia to Hong Kong. Texts in both simplified and traditional characters.
EALL 846, CPLT 546
Philology and Sinology
In this course we examine the history and theoretical foundations of non-Western philology in relation to Western philology and linguistics. We study how they interacted and the development of comparative methods based on notions of sameness and difference.