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Introduction to Modern Chinese Culture


Introduces several aspects of Chinese culture including Chinese cultural motifs and their cultural implications, holidays and festivals, Peking opera, 20th century Chinese drama, Chinese etymology and calligraphy, Chinese popular music, Chinese cinema, Chinese martial arts, and food. Additionally, the course will also talk about some paradoxes, dialectics, and misconceptions in Chinese culture.

Satisfies the Cultural Diversity requirement.
Satisfies the Liberal Studies distribution requirement.


Taught in English. (Not offered every year.)