China & Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS)Arts and Sciences

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CAPS 1622

In 1868, samurai revolutionaries and their allies seized the reins of power and established a new capital they called Tokyo.  Against all odds, this fragile regime survived and made Tokyo a center of power ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: ASIAN 2222GOVT 1623HIST 1622

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17785CAPS 1622  LEC 001

  • 18146CAPS 1622  DIS 201

  • 18147CAPS 1622  DIS 202

  • 18148CAPS 1622  DIS 203

  • 18149CAPS 1622  DIS 204

  • 18150CAPS 1622  DIS 205

  • 18151CAPS 1622  DIS 206

  • 18152CAPS 1622  DIS 207

  • 18153CAPS 1622  DIS 208

  • 18154CAPS 1622  DIS 209

CAPS 2262

An exploration of processes of change in health care practices in China. Focuses on key transitions, such as the emergence of canonical medicine, of Daoist approaches to healing and longevity, of "scholar ... view course details

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  • 18945CAPS 2262  LEC 001

CAPS 3000

A historical review of the fragile and volatile U.S.-China relationship from the opening by Richard Nixon in the early 1970s until the present. Several individual sessions will be led by current or former ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4850CAPS 3000  SEM 180

  • Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

CAPS 4001

Using resources specifically available in China, this course combines lectures, guest lectures, field trips, and faculty-directed research projects to help students achieve an in-depth understanding of ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4760CAPS 4001  SEM 170

    • WBeijing, China
    • Aug 28 - Dec 18, 2020
    • Xin, X

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Taught in Beijing, China.

CAPS 4010

Honors students conduct research to prepare a thesis on a topic of their own choosing under the direction of a faculty member. The application must be successfully submitted and an Honors Committee formed ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Grade(GRV)

  •  4761CAPS 4010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xin, X

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7705CAPS 4010  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Weiss, J

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7714CAPS 4010  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Admussen, N

CAPS 4020

Honors students complete research and finish a thesis on a topic of their own choosing under the direction of a faculty member. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17010CAPS 4020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Wallace, J

CAPS 4406

This course is designed for those who have studied Mandarin to the advanced level (or equivalent). The course aims to continuously improve students' Chinese proficiency while, at the same time, preparing ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CHIN 4406CHIN 6606

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6923CAPS 4406  SEM 101

  • Prerequisite: Two years (on heritage track) or three years of Chinese or equivalent. Permission of instructor required.

CAPS 4827

Seminar intended to examine the increasingly complex relationship that has evolved between China and the rest of the international system, with particular focus on the rise of Chinese nationalism and the ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 4448GOVT 4827GOVT 6827

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8104CAPS 4827  SEM 101

  • Government Seniors and Juniors given preference. This class fulfills the government senior seminar requirement.

CAPS 4931

Chinese discourses have long linked the circulation of cosmic energies, political power, and bodily vitalities. In these models political order, spiritual cultivation, and health are achieved and enhanced ... view course details

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  • 16863CAPS 4931  SEM 101

CAPS 4998

This required course forms the core of the Cornell in Washington academic program. The foundational skill of both politics and policy is taking knowledge, analyzing it, figuring out how to convert it into ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NS 4998

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5006CAPS 4998  LEC 080

  • Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

CAPS 4999

Independent study course in topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the course work. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5227CAPS 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xin, X