Curso de Cultura Chinesa

 

Important Notice

Our end-of-term exam will be in the form of writing a short research paper in about1000 English words.  You are free to write on any topic of the following four aspects of China studies:

1. Chinese language

2. Chinese literature

3.The history of China

4. Chinese arts

Please send your paper to gu.tj@126.com before December 10th, 2015.

 

Prof. Terry and Prof. Luciana

14th, December, 2015

 

Information about Credit Course for semester 2017/1

 

Official name in Portuguese: Introdução à Língua e Cultura Chinesas

(Introduction in Chinese Language and Culture)

Course Code: LET02133

Credits: 2

Day: Wednesday – Time: 14:00-15:30

Students who can apply in this semester: undergraduate students of Letters major

 

Summary: History and characteristics of Chinese Language; History of Chinese Literature; Introduction to remarkable Chinese literary works; History of Chinese civilization; Introduction to Chinese Arts

 

Objectives: Enable undergraduate students to have a broad understanding of many aspects of Chinese language, literature and culture, from its early days until the present.

 

Schedule:

WEEKS/CLASSES

SECTION

TOPIC OF EACH CLASS

1st to 3rd

History of Chinese Language

1. Origin of Chinese Characters

2. Development of Chinese writing

3. Dialects

4. Contemporary Chinese Language

4th to 6th

History of Chinese Literature

1. Chinese Literature before Qin Dinasty

2. Chinese Literature before Qing Dinasty

3. Modern (Contemporary) Chinese Literature

7th to 9th

Introduction to literary works

1. Qi Yuan and poetry

2. Li Bai and poetry

3. Cao Xueqin and romance – Dreams in the red mansion

10th to 12th

History of Chinese Civilization

1. Society before Qin Dynasty

2. Society before Qing Dynasty

3. Modern (Contemporary) Society

13th to 15th

Arts

1. Calligraphy

2 and 3. Drama and Opera

16th to 17th

Reviewing contents and debate

Class will be divided on Workgroups to debate

18th

Evaluation

Deadline for submitting final work

19th

Recovery activity

Activity or examination for students who didn’t achieve the minimum score to be approved.

 

Documentos

Information about Credit Course for semester 2016/2

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