China & Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022. Courses of Study 2022-2023 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

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:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: ASIAN 1192HIST 1920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7016 CAPS 1920   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Du, Y

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17529 CAPS 1920   DIS 201

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17530 CAPS 1920   DIS 202

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CAPS 2133

In this sophomore seminar, we will explore cultural, political, and social debates in China's transition from an early modern empire to a republic, and then from a vanguard of world revolution ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2283HIST 2133

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17314 CAPS 2133   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Du, Y

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CAPS 2230

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 2230

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17861 CAPS 2230   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Son, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17862 CAPS 2230   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Son, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17863 CAPS 2230   DIS 202

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Son, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi:
  • 17494 CAPS 2262   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Hinrichs, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CAPS 2271

This is an introductory course designed for, though not limited to, non-majors with or without any knowledge of Chinese language, history, or culture. Its intent is to offer a guided survey of the history ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2271

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16673 CAPS 2271   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Warner, D

  • Instruction Mode: 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

  •  4649 CAPS 3000   SEM 180

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

CAPS 3303

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3303

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17854 CAPS 3303   SEM 101

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Admussen, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CAPS 3307

A guided reading in the original language designed to introduce students to a variety of genres and styles of classical Chinese literature while at the same time helping students achieve competence in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CHLIT 3307CHLIT 6607

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Fu (rhapsodies) from the Tang Dynasty

  • 16697 CAPS 3307   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Warner, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: Completion of CHLIT 2213-2214 or permission of instructor.

CAPS 3387

The course will be thoroughly comparative in order to highlight both the specificity of each country as well as more generalizable dynamics of 21st century development. It will be divided into a number ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17080 CAPS 3387   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Friedman, E

      Kuruvilla, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CAPS 3525

How to define and interpret the human condition in China under Mao's ruling (1949-1976)? What was human resilience in the face of power? How did Chinese people constantly find ways to re-organize their ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: HIST 3525

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17502 CAPS 3525   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sun, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17505 CAPS 3525   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17506 CAPS 3525   DIS 202

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • 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

  •  4566 CAPS 4001   SEM 101

    • W
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Xin, X

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Normally offered for CAPS students in Beijing, this course will be taught in Ithaca in Fall 2022 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

  •  4567 CAPS 4010   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Xin, X

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6951 CAPS 4010   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6960 CAPS 4010   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Admussen, N

  • 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

  •  7886 CAPS 4020   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Carlson, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7887 CAPS 4020   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Xin, X

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

CAPS 4075

Through readings and discussions, this seminar will take multiple approaches to explore history, politics and society in 20th century China from the perspective of fashion. How to define politics from ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 4075HIST 6075

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17476 CAPS 4075   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sun, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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
  •  4797 CAPS 4998   LEC 080

  • 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

  •  4997 CAPS 4999   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Carlson, A

      Xin, X

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies