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Chinese Readings in a Discipline Area, Part 2 (6 points)



Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit will extend on the work completed in CHI4430 by introducing students to further aspects of the Chinese language as it is used in academic writing within the Chinese humanities. It will cover a range of key topics in the disciplines of literature, politics, history and cultural studies, as these are discussed and written about in the Chinese language. It will also examine and compare Chinese and Western styles of academic writing, research methods and goals. Questions of translation, both linguistic and cultural, will be central to this unit.

Assessment: Essay (1000 words): 40% + Class translation project (equivalent 2000 words): 40% + Two oral presentations (equivalent to 1500 words): 20%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

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