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CHI2110 - Chinese 11

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Hui Xu


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


Through investigation into the key intellectual issues of a multi-disciplinary nature in post-Mao China, this unit will introduce students to a range of different representations of Chinese culture and society through various research projects.


Upon successful completion of this unit students will be expected to have acquired:

  1. A good basic knowledge of key issues in Chinese cultural studies.
  2. An in-depth knowledge of recent developments in Chinese literature and Chinese cinema.
  3. The ability to write and speak effectively in standard Chinese on a range of issues.
  4. The basic analytical and critical skills necessary for research in Chinese cultural studies.


Two written research projects in Chinese (2,500 words/3,000 characters): 50%
One seminar paper in Chinese (1,250 words/1,500 characters): 25%
Oral presentation: 15%
Class participation performance: 10%

Contact hours

3 hours (3 x 1 hour seminars) per week


A credit in CHI1100 or permission


CHI1110, CHI3110