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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Japanese and Chinese Studies: Chinese Studies

CHNSE 332 (IT) Advanced Chinese: Reading the Humanities (1)

By reading the selections from Chinese classics of different philosophical and literary schools, and by translating and comparing translations, participants will continue improving their language proficiency, meanwhile learning to read the original text, understand the interpretation, gain their own perspectives, and analyze the interpretation of the text through historical and social context. Readings include texts of such ideas a Confucianism, Daoism, Legalism, classic poetry, and modern fictions and non-fictions.

Mode of Inquiry: Interpreting Texts

Prerequisite: CHNSE 331 or consent

  • Offering: Alternate springs
  • Instructor: Zhang