ASIAN 485 - Religion in China
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Reading Chinese Buddhist Texts
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
ASIAN 230 or permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course is intended as an introduction to reading a variety of Buddhist texts in classical Chinese. We will begin with basic grammar, sentence structure, and vocabulary, and will then gradually move on to translating passages from Chinese to English. Ideally, students will have already studied at least three years of modern Chinese and will have some basic familiarity with Buddhist thought and history. Undergraduate and graduate students are both welcome. Students who have studied less than three years of Chinese should consult with the professor before enrolling.

Intended Audience:

Undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in Buddhism and some facility reading Chinese

Class Format:

Two 90-minute meetings weekly

Schedule

ASIAN 485 - Religion in China
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
34009
Open
13
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: This 400-level course is approved for graduate credit. Please contact the instructor or department if you must take it as a 500-level course (ASIAN 521).

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