HIST 311 History of Family, Gender, and Sexuality in China
Content: Development of family structure, gender roles, and sexuality in Chinese history, explored through oracle bones, family instructions, tales of exemplary women, poetry, painting, drama, fiction, and calendar posters. Key movements in the transformation of family and gender from 1600 B.C.E. to the 20th century. Close readings of texts to explore how social, economic, religious, and political forces shaped family and gender roles.
Restrictions: Junior standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.