China & Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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

  •  8522CAPS 1622  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Roebuck, K

  •  8524CAPS 1622  DIS 201

    • W
    • Staff

  •  8525CAPS 1622  DIS 202

    • W
    • Staff

  •  8526CAPS 1622  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

  •  8527CAPS 1622  DIS 204

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9578CAPS 1622  DIS 205

    • F
    • Staff

  • 16800CAPS 1622  DIS 206

    • W
    • Staff

  • 16801CAPS 1622  DIS 207

    • W
    • Staff

  • 16802CAPS 1622  DIS 208

    • F
    • Staff

  • 16803CAPS 1622  DIS 209

    • F
    • Staff

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18033CAPS 2133  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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 2212

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7734CAPS 2212  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Son, S

  •  7735CAPS 2212  DIS 201

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  7736CAPS 2212  DIS 202

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  7737CAPS 2212  DIS 203

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  7738CAPS 2212  DIS 204

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  7739CAPS 2212  DIS 205

    • F
    • Son, S

  •  7740CAPS 2212  DIS 206

    • F
    • Son, S

  •  7741CAPS 2212  DIS 207

    • F
    • Son, S

  •  7742CAPS 2212  DIS 208

    • F
    • Son, S

CAPS 2931

The Great Qing (1644-1911), a multi-ethnic empire that conquered China proper from the northeastern borderlands, expanded into central Asia, Mongolia, and Tibet, and consolidated the China-based empire's ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2293HIST 2931

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16930CAPS 2931  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Du, Y

CAPS 3049

This course provides students with an analytical framework to understand China's ongoing economic transformation. The courses goals include: 1) to familiarize students with different perspectives on China's ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3304GOVT 3044

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18115CAPS 3049  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Wallace, J

  • 18116CAPS 3049  DIS 201

    • F
    • Wallace, J

  • 18117CAPS 3049  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

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: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3352

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16673CAPS 3352  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Admussen, N

CAPS 3370

This course traces the development of travel writing from the Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 221) to the Song dynasty (960–1279). Special attention is paid to the ways in which Chinese writers have ceaselessly ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3370ASIAN 6670

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16730CAPS 3370  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Warner, D

  • Prerequisite: knowledge of Chinese history and culture is helpful but not necessary.

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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  • 17692CAPS 3387  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Friedman, E

      Kuruvilla, S

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7317CAPS 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7315CAPS 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6161CAPS 4020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Carlson, A

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9222CAPS 4020  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Admussen, N

CAPS 4030

This course serves as a survey of major issues within Chinese politics and foreign policy and constitutes the capstone seminar for CAPS students.  is intended to give students an opportunity to explore ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4037

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6160CAPS 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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  • 17182CAPS 4127  SEM 101

    • M
    • Roebuck, K

CAPS 4502

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4503

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8886CAPS 4502  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Weiss, J

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: International Organizations and International Laws

  •  8731CAPS 4888  IND 671

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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

  •  8732CAPS 4888  IND 672

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Ethnic Issues in World Politics

  •  8733CAPS 4888  IND 673

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Comparative Studies in Modern Bureaucracy

  •  8734CAPS 4888  IND 674

  • 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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Syllabi: 1 available
  • 17217CAPS 4963  SEM 101

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

  •  6162CAPS 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xin, X

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7864CAPS 4999  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Carlson, A

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9223CAPS 4999  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Weiss, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9612CAPS 4999  IND 605

    • TBA
    • George, S