China & Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9279CAPS 1622  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Roebuck, K

  •  9281CAPS 1622  DIS 201

    • M
    • Staff

  •  9282CAPS 1622  DIS 202

    • W
    • Staff

  •  9283CAPS 1622  DIS 203

    • M
    • Staff

  •  9284CAPS 1622  DIS 204

    • W
    • Staff

CAPS 1920

This course surveys modern Chinese history from 1644 to 1949. Time will be devoted to each of the three major periods: China's last empire, the Great Qing (1644-1911); the early Republic (1912-1927); and ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Combined with: ASIAN 1192HIST 1920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17642CAPS 1920  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Du, Y

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
  •   Combined with: ASIAN 2280HIST 2132

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16420CAPS 2132  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Du, Y

CAPS 2212

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 2212

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7899CAPS 2212  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Son, S

  •  7900CAPS 2212  DIS 201

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  7901CAPS 2212  DIS 202

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  7902CAPS 2212  DIS 203

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  7903CAPS 2212  DIS 204

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  7904CAPS 2212  DIS 205

    • F
    • Son, S

  •  7905CAPS 2212  DIS 206

    • F
    • Son, S

  •  7906CAPS 2212  DIS 207

    • F
    • Son, S

  •  7907CAPS 2212  DIS 208

    • F
    • Son, S

CAPS 2985

The twentieth century was a time of unprecedented change in China as the country's ancient imperial system collapsed and a new modern order began to emerge. This course will explore the myriad transformations ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 2286HIST 2985

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9330CAPS 2985  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Barwick, J

CAPS 3329

Ever since the creation of the concept of a culturally and geographically stable center in China, people have been intentionally excluded from that center. Disgraced officials are sent to far-flung provinces, ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3329COML 3985

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16471CAPS 3329  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Admussen, N

CAPS 3502

This seminar examines the various issues that surround being a specialist of one of the world's most complex and exciting places. The course will first look at the various groups of people that have been ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 3503

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16383CAPS 3502  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Weiss, J

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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7456CAPS 4001  SEM 170

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

CAPS 4002

This course, offered by faculty members of Peking University's School of International Studies, provides Chinese perspectives on contemporary China's international relations. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7454CAPS 4002  SEM 170

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6252CAPS 4020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Carlson, A

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17006CAPS 4020  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Admussen, N

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

  •  6251CAPS 4030  SEM 101

    • M
    • Carlson, A

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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  • 16849CAPS 4127  SEM 101

    • M
    • Roebuck, K

CAPS 4355

This course provides an overview of the various features of work and labor in contemporary China. After a brief section on historical background, we will analyze how market reforms have impacted work for ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 4443ILRIC 4355

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16939CAPS 4355  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Friedman, E

CAPS 4418

Through guided reading in Chinese, students in this course explore topics, themes and techniques that define the body of works known as chuanqi (stories of the marvelous) and zhiguai (stories of the strange). ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CHLIT 4418CHLIT 6618

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16614CAPS 4418  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Warner, D

  • Minimum three years of formal Chinese language training and one year in classical Chinese or permission of instructor.

CAPS 4888

This directed study course allows CAPS students to enroll at Beida (Peking University) in courses offered to international students by the Peking University School of International Studies. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Chinese Economy

  •  9643CAPS 4888  IND 671

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: An Introduction to Politics, Econ & Intn'l Rel

  •  9644CAPS 4888  IND 672

    • TBeijing, China
    • Feb 19 - May 24, 2019
    • Staff

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Ethnic Issues in World Politics

  •  9645CAPS 4888  IND 673

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Comparative Studies in Modern Bureaucracy

  •  9646CAPS 4888  IND 674

    • FBeijing, China
    • Feb 19 - May 24, 2019
    • Staff

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

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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  • 16919CAPS 4931  SEM 101

    • M
    • Hinrichs, T

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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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6253CAPS 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xin, X

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8057CAPS 4999  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Carlson, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17009CAPS 4999  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Weiss, J