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This course is intended to serve as an introduction to the evolution of Chinese cinema in its cultural, literary and historical context. You will explore issues related to "modernization", communism, nationalism, cultural conflict, war, revolution and gender roles against a backdrop of Chinese history and politics provided in class via lecture, readings and discussion.

This course is taught in English and with readings in English.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Course Outline

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Additional Information

This course is offered as General Education.

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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