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CHI2120 - Chinese 12

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Hui Xu


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Extension of CHI2110. 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 critically-informed understanding of key issues in Chinese cultural studies, building on the knowledge acquired in Chinese 11.
  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, building on the skills acquired in Chinese 11.


Two written research projects in Chinese (2,500 words/ 3,000 characters): 50%
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


CHI2110 or permission


CHI1120, CHI3120