ASIA 3767: Religion, Revolution and Social Change in China (2023-2024)

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This course discusses the relation of religion and society in the late imperial China through the examination of historical materials on the subject. It aims to help students understand the role of religion in the discourse of China’s social and cultural transformation on the eve of modernization, responses to the spread of Christianity and Western imperialism, and consequential changes of personal and national identities. As a research seminar, the course stresses analysis of primary sources and advanced, integrative historical understanding. Students will read core texts, analyze primary sources, write reading reflections, and then complete a research proposal. No previous knowledge of this subject is assumed. Typically offered: Spring.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Spring 41440 3 Zhiguo Ye
12:20PM-2:50 PM
Weter Memorial Hall 201
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Equivalent: HIS 3767
Crosslisted with: HIS 3767 CRN: 41446
Attributes: Writing "W" Course, Upper-Division
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term