China & Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS)Arts and Sciences

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CAPS 1740

This course explores the history of imperial China between the 3rd century b.c.e. and the 16th century c.e. with a focus on the following questions:  How did imperial Chinese states go about politically ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 1174HIST 1740MEDVL 1740

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17046CAPS 1740  LEC 001

  • 17047CAPS 1740  DIS 201

  • 17048CAPS 1740  DIS 202

  • 17049CAPS 1740  DIS 203

  • 17372CAPS 1740  DIS 204

CAPS 2212

Interdisciplinary introduction to Chinese culture especially designed for students not majoring in Asian Studies. Explores literature, history, religion, art and archaeology, and other aspects of China's ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 2212

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16712CAPS 2212  LEC 001

  • 16714CAPS 2212  DIS 201

  • 16715CAPS 2212  DIS 202

  • 16716CAPS 2212  DIS 203

  • 16717CAPS 2212  DIS 204

  • 16718CAPS 2212  DIS 205

  • 16719CAPS 2212  DIS 206

  • 16720CAPS 2212  DIS 207

  • 16721CAPS 2212  DIS 208

CAPS 2267

This course offers a broad understanding of the active and dynamic cultural, economic, and social, and political roles played by Chinese women. By challenging the dominant stereotype of the passive and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 2267FGSS 2267

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17260CAPS 2267  LEC 001

  • No prior knowledge of China necessary.

CAPS 2570

This is a lecture and discussion course focusing on how China has encountered the world since the 17th century, with an emphasis on the late 19th and 20th-centuries. In particular, it will analyze the ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 2257HIST 2571

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17621CAPS 2570  LEC 001

CAPS 3140

Students examine the emergence of the United States as a world power in the twentieth century. The course focuses on the domestic sources of foreign policy and the assumptions of the major policy makers ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3140HIST 3140

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17354CAPS 3140  LEC 001

  • 17355CAPS 3140  DIS 201

  • 17356CAPS 3140  DIS 202

  • 17357CAPS 3140  DIS 203

  • 17358CAPS 3140  DIS 204

CAPS 3307

This course is designed to help students achieve competence in reading classical Chinese at an advanced level through selected readings in the original language. At the same time, it introduces students ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CHLIT 3307

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16781CAPS 3307  SEM 101

  • Prerequisite: CHLIT 2213-2214 or permission of instructor.

CAPS 3337

This course will explore the culture and society of early modern China (roughly defined as covering the period from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century) through literary and visual representations ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3337ASIAN 6637

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17261CAPS 3337  SEM 101

CAPS 3340

This course examines the legacies of major historical figures, events, and sites from China's imperial past, to discover how these legacies have evolved and been contested within Chinese culture's "collective ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3340

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17421CAPS 3340  LEC 001

CAPS 3827

Study of the dramatic rise of China through reviewing major developments in contemporary Chinese foreign policy since the establishment of the People's Republic of China (PRC), and concentrating ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3327GOVT 3827

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16606CAPS 3827  LEC 001

  • 16646CAPS 3827  DIS 201

  • 16647CAPS 3827  DIS 202

CAPS 4020

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6184CAPS 4020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Mertha, A

CAPS 4030

This course serves as the wrap-up seminar for CAPS students.  It is designed for CAPS seniors to review the critical issues and topics in China and Asia-Pacific Studies from broader theoretical perspectives, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6183CAPS 4030  SEM 101

CAPS 4242

This course explores the processes and paradoxes of China's engagement with the modern world, focusing in particular on the Republican era, which lasted from 1912 to 1949. This period witnessed epochal ... view course details

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  • 17811CAPS 4242  SEM 101

CAPS 4414

This seminar embraces three goals.  The first is to trace the evolution of politics in Cambodia from its independence to the present day, paying special attention to the last days of the Sangkum (1968-1970), ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 4414GOVT 4414

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16707CAPS 4414  SEM 101

  • Government Seniors/Juniors given preference.

CAPS 4827

Seminar intended to examine the increasingly complex relationship that has evolved between China and the rest of the international system during the 1980s and 1990s. Emphasizes the interrelated, yet often ... view course details

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  • 16614CAPS 4827  SEM 101

  • Government Seniors/Juniors given preference.

CAPS 4888

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Beida China: Introduction to the European Union

  • 19076CAPS 4888  IND 671

    • T
    • Feb 12 - May 11, 2016
    • Staff

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Beida China: American Culture & Society

  • 19077CAPS 4888  IND 672

    • M
    • Feb 12 - Jun 11, 2016
    • Staff

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

CAPS 4963

Theories of modernization have inspired, informed, and plagued histories of middle and late imperial China.  For the Song-Qing eras (roughly 10th-19th centuries), comparative studies have variously found ... view course details

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  • 17616CAPS 4963  SEM 101

CAPS 4999

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6185CAPS 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Wang, H

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19045CAPS 4999  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Carlson, A