Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 402 - CHINESE WOMEN THROUGH TIME

Long Title: CHINESE WOMEN THROUGH TIME
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This discussion- and research- based course uses history, biography, law, fiction and film to examine the experiences and images of Chinese women from the late imperial time to the present. Topics include foot-binding, matriarchy, social constructs such as the Tiger Mom and the submissive Asian woman, crime, art etc. Students will write a final paper based on primary sources, and there will be one mid-term project involving a collaborative online experience. Open to juniors and seniors. Open to others only with permission of instructor. (Please note that class rank is determined by year of matriculation, not credits.)