What does it mean to be a woman or a man in a Chinese culture? We will explore this question as reflected in Chinese literary tradition, examining how Chinese ideas of gender influence literary representations of education, family, sexuality, life aspirations, class difference, and cultural others.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week
Tutorial participation (10%), 2x 500wds short writing assignments (10%), 1x 500wd essay proposal (10%), 2x equivalent to 500wds class presentations (15%), 1x 1500wd essay (25%), 1x equvalent to 1000wds in-class test (30%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in Chinese Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies