Department of Asian Studies
Department of Asian Studies

Sample Degree Plan for a China PhD Student (Chinese Film and Literature)

Major Area of Specialization: Chinese Film and Literature

  • Modern Chinese Literature
  • Modern and Postmodern Chinese Literary Culture
  • Postcoloniality And Cinema
  • Chinese Film and Literature
  • World Literature and Globalism

Minor Area of Specialization: Chinese Culture

  • High & Popular Culture in Modern China
  • Globalization in East Asia
  • Globalization, Culture, and Social Movements

Theory and Methodology

  • Theories of Literary Criticism
  • 20th Century Literary Theory

Research Language

  • French for Graduate Students

Other Course Work

  • Deleuze
  • Literary Translation: Theory and Practice
  • Introduction to Comparative Literature
  • Cinematography