China & Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

CAPS 2230

This is an introduction of Chinese civilization from ancient times up to the end of the Chinese empire in 1911. It is intended to familiarize students with the major concepts of Chinese history, society, ... view course details

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17451 CAPS 2230   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18455 CAPS 2230   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18456 CAPS 2230   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18457 CAPS 2230   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18458 CAPS 2230   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

CAPS 2435

Maoism and Chinese Communism are not history after Mao's death in 1976. In China, Maoism holds the key to the enduring success of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), one of the most remarkable organizations ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one independent study. Combined with: HIST 2435

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7343 CAPS 2435   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17403 CAPS 2435   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

CAPS 2575

This course focuses on the human condition of Chinese women after 1949. In the name of the Women's liberation movement since the early 1900s, do Chinese women eventually hold up the half sky? From the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one independent study. Combined with: FGSS 2575HIST 2575

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7344 CAPS 2575   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Time spent outside of the classroom viewing Chinese independent documentary films, music, and photographs; and additional workshops with film directors, singers, and photographers will be required.

  • 17522 CAPS 2575   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one independent study. Combined with: ASIAN 2293HIST 2931

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17605 CAPS 2931   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17606 CAPS 2931   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Du, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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 Graded

  • 18445 CAPS 3049   LEC 001

    • TR Mcgraw Hall 165
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Wallace, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18447 CAPS 3049   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18448 CAPS 3049   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18449 CAPS 3049   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18450 CAPS 3049   DIS 204

    • R Sibley Hall 115
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • 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: Introduction to the Early Masters

  • 17453 CAPS 3307   SEM 101

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

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: none
  •  6281 CAPS 3329   SEM 101

    • TR Morrill Hall 110
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Admussen, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 18867 CAPS 4002   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Beijing, China.

CAPS 4003

This seminar course aims to examine how contemporary China has been seeking meaningful values and effective institutions which could realistically link past, present, and future in its modernization drive. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18868 CAPS 4003   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Beijing, China.

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

  •  6332 CAPS 4010   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Xin, X

  • 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

  •  5839 CAPS 4020   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Admussen, N

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  • 18035 CAPS 4127   SEM 101

    • M McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Roebuck, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18036 CAPS 4127   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

CAPS 4418

Through guided reading in Chinese, this course explores topics, themes and techniques that define a type of narrative work known as chuanqi (stories of the marvelous), which were written by Tang dynasty ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CHLIT 4418CHLIT 6618

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17459 CAPS 4418   LEC 001

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

CAPS 4502

China's prominence in the news cycle and policy discourse reflects the immense and growing tension in China's relations with the United States and other countries around the world. Substantively, there ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one independent study. Combined with: GOVT 4503

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6754 CAPS 4502   SEM 101

    • W Sibley Hall 318
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Weiss, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20061 CAPS 4502   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

CAPS 4773

What does it mean to travel across political and cultural boundaries? How are people's thought, behavior, and identity shaped by such experiences and vice versa? How do historians explore and represent ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one independent study. Combined with: HIST 4773HIST 6773

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17673 CAPS 4773   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17674 CAPS 4773   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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

  • 18869 CAPS 4888   IND 601

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Taught in Beijing, China.

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

  •  4257 CAPS 4999   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Xin, X

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5840 CAPS 4999   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5887 CAPS 4999   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies