China & Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

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 and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 2222GOVT 1623HIST 1622

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18988CAPS 1622  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Roebuck, K

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 18989CAPS 1622  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 18990CAPS 1622  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 18991CAPS 1622  DIS 203

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  • 18992CAPS 1622  DIS 204

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 18993CAPS 1622  DIS 205

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 18994CAPS 1622  DIS 206

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  • 18995CAPS 1622  DIS 207

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  • 18996CAPS 1622  DIS 208

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  • 18997CAPS 1622  DIS 209

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

CAPS 1920

This course surveys modern Chinese history from 1600 to present. Time will be devoted to each of the three major periods into which modern Chinese history is conventionally divided: the Imperial ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 1192HIST 1920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7910CAPS 1920  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Du, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

CAPS 2132

China was and still is regarded in the Western world as a country without the rule of law. In this course, students examine recent scholarship that challenges this simplified understanding of the role ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2280HIST 2132

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17507CAPS 2132  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Du, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4789CAPS 3000  SEM 180

    • RWashington, DC
    • Aug 23 - Dec 17, 2021
    • Watson, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

CAPS 3352

People outside China often talk about "China's rise", the changes in world economics and politics that come from the increase of the power of the People's Republic. From a domestic perspective, though, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3352

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16692CAPS 3352  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Admussen, N

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

CAPS 3967

China is often thought of as being isolated from the outside world. It is imagined as existing in historic seclusion, and, following the establishment of the People's Republic, as pursuing a path of autarky. ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3395GOVT 3967

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17419CAPS 3967  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Carlson, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17420CAPS 3967  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17421CAPS 3967  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CAPS 4001

This seminar, using faculty-directed research projects, is intended to survey China's transformation through revolution and reform since 1949, and to examine major issues under the themes of modernity ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4699CAPS 4001  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Normally offered for CAPS students in Beijing, this course will be taught in Ithaca in Fall 2021 due to the suspension of study abroad caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4700CAPS 4010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Xin, X

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7603CAPS 4010  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Weiss, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7612CAPS 4010  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18157CAPS 4020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Carlson, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18158CAPS 4020  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Xin, X

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

CAPS 4127

Visions of bodily corruption preoccupy ruler and ruled alike and prompt campaigns for moral, medical, and legal reform in periods of both stability and revolution. This seminar explores the links between ... view course details

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  • 18915CAPS 4127  SEM 101

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Roebuck, K

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

CAPS 4355

China's transition to capitalism has resulted in more than a generation of rapid and nearly uninterrupted growth. It increasingly dominates the production of all sorts of goods, from the very low end and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 4443ILRIC 4355

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18262CAPS 4355  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Friedman, E

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 4448GOVT 4827GOVT 6827

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7992CAPS 4827  SEM 101

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Carlson, A

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    Government Seniors and Juniors given preference. This class fulfills the government senior seminar requirement.

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NS 4998

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4944CAPS 4998  LEC 080

    • FWashington, DC
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Silbey, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5165CAPS 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Carlson, A

      Xin, X

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies