Literature and Culture

Literature and Culture Requirement Course Offerings

Below is a list of courses that meet the Literature and Culture Requirement for majors, supplementary majors and minors within the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Please note that not every course is offered every semester. For details on the requirements, please check the Requirements pages for the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean programs. If you have questions, please feel free to contact our DUS, Prof. Xiaoshan Yang

Chinese Literature Requirement Course Offerings

  • Chinese Literature and Religion (LLEA30109-01), taught by Xiaoshan Yang
  • Chinese Literature and Gardens (LLEA30323-01), taught by Xiaoshan Yang
  • Heroism and Eroticism (LLEA33101-01), taught by Liangyan Ge
  • Chinese Literary Traditions (LLEA33102-01), taught by  Xiaoshan Yang
  • 20th Century Chinese Literature (LLEA33103-01), taught by Liangyan Ge
  • Chinese Literary Dreams (LLEA33111-01), taught by Liangyan Ge
  • Modern Chinese Literature (LLEA33848-01) taught by Michel Hockx and Xian Wang
  • Chinese Literati Culture (LLEA40404-01), taught by  Liangyan Ge
  • Readings: Mod Chinese Classics (EALC50514-01), taught by Yongping Zhu

Chinese Culture Requirement Course Offerings

  • Chinese Ways of Thought (LLEA30101-01), taught by Lionel Jensen
  • A Chinese Mosaic (LLEA30103-01), taught by Lionel Jensen
  • Sex, Freedom, Economy: China  (LLEA30104-01), taught by Lionel Jensen
  • Chinese Religious World Today (LLEA30108-01), taught by Lionel Jensen
  • Chinese Literature and Religion (LLEA30109-01), taught by Xiaoshan Yang
  • Chinese Literature and Gardens (LLEA30323-01), taught by Xiaoshan Yang
  • Chinese Civilization & Culture (LLEA30403-01), taught by Xiaoshan Yang
  • Chinese Popular Culture (LLEA30404-01), taught by Xian Wang
  • Classical Chinese (LLEA30501-01), taught by Yongping Zhu
  • Heroism and Eroticism (LLEA33101-01), taught by Liangyan Ge
  • Chinese Literary Traditions (LLEA33102-01), taught by Xiaoshan Yang
  • Chinese Literary Dreams (LLEA33111-01), taught by Liangyan Ge
  • Modern Chinese Literature (LLEA33848-01), taught by Michel Hockx and Xian Wang
  • An Asia of Global Affairs (LLEA40001-01), taught by Lionel Jensen
  • Suffering and World Religions (LLEA40212-01), taught by Lionel Jensen
  • Chinese Literati Culture (LLEA40404-01), taught by Liangyan Ge
  • Media/Culture in Modern China (LLEA40613-01), taught by Michel Hockx
  • Modern China on Screen (LLEA40618-01), taught by Xian Wang
  • Religion,Conflict, Dialogue (LLEA40702-01), taught by Lionel Jensen
  • China: Discourse, Philo. Hist. (LLEA40959-01), taught by Lionel Jensen
  • Readings: Mod Chinese Classics (EALC50514), taught by Yongping Zhu

Courses that do not count towards literature and culture requirement (not taught by EALC faculty) but can be used to complete remaining credits:

  • History of China to 1644 (LLEA30146-01), taught by Cai Liang
  • Early Chinese Empires (LLEA30147-01), taught by Cai Liang
  • Chinese Economy since 1800 (LLEA30154-01), taught by Elizabeth Koll
  • Contention in China (LLEA30492-01), taught by Victoria Hui
  • Qing China: History, Fiction, and Fantasy, 1600-1900 (LLEA 33327), taught by Iris Ma
  • Politics & Performance; China (LLEA40032-01), taught by Tarryn Chun

Japanese Literature Requirement Course Offerings

  • Crimes of Passion (LLEA30315-01), taught by Michael Brownstein
  • The Samurai: Classical Japanese Literature (LLEA33317-01), taught by Micheal Brownstein
  • Masterpieces of Japanese Literature (LLEA33319-01), taught by Michael Brownstein
  • Modern Japanese Literature (LLEA33320-01), taught by Marianne Tarcov
  • Japanese Horror (LLEA33322-01), taught by Marianne Tarcov
  • Japanese Apocalypse Literature (LLEA33323-01), taught by Marianne Tarcov
  • Banned Books in Japan (LLEA33325-01), taught by Marianne Tarcov

Japanese Culture Requirement Course Offerings

  • Crimes of Passion (LLEA30315-01), taught by Michael Brownstein
  • Intro to Japanese Civ & Culture (LLEA30413-01), taught by Micheal Brownstein
  • The Samurai: Classical Japanese Literature (LLEA33317-01), taught by Micheal Brownstein
  • Masterpieces of Japanese Literature (LLEA33319-01), taught by Michael Brownstein
  • Modern Japanese Literature (LLEA33320-01), taught by Marianne Tarcov
  • Japanese Horror (LLEA33322-01), taught by Marianne Tarcov
  • Japanese Apocalypse Literature (LLEA33323-01), taught by Marianne Tarcov
  • Banned Books in Japan (LLEA33325-01), taught by Marianne Tarcov

Courses that do not count towards literature and culture requirement (not taught by EALC faculty) but can be used to complete remaining credits:

  • Ancient Japan (LLEA30110-01), taught by Julia Thomas
  • Green Japan (LLEA30111-01), taught by Julia Thomas
  • Modern Japan (LLEA30602-01), taught by Julia Thomas
  • The Early Modern Climate (LLEA30122-01), taught by Julia Thomas

Korean Culture Requirement Course Offerings

  • Exploring Korean Hist./Culture (LLEA30340-01), taught by Yeonhee Yoon