Classics of Chinese Humanities: Guided Readings

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About this course: An introductory yet trenchant exploration of select Chinese classic texts that cover the domains of classical literature, history, philosophy, and fine arts.

Created by:  The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Taught by:  Prof. Ou Fan Leo Lee 李歐梵, Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Culture

    Faculty of Arts
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About this course: An introductory yet trenchant exploration of select Chinese classic texts that cover the domains of classical literature, history, philosophy, and fine arts.

Created by:  The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Taught by:  Prof. Ou Fan Leo Lee 李歐梵, Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Culture

    Faculty of Arts
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The Chinese University of Hong Kong Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK teachers and students hail from all corners of the world. CUHK graduates are connected worldwide through an expansive alumni network.

Syllabus


WEEK 1


Introduction



1 video, 4 readings expand


  1. Video: Introduction to the Course (by Prof. Ou Fan Leo Lee)
  2. Reading: Syllabus
  3. Reading: Recommended Readings
  4. Reading: Glossary
  5. Reading: Chronology


Lecture 1: The True Face of Hero



3 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. Reading: Introduction
  2. Video: Part 1
  3. Video: Part 2
  4. Video: Part 3
  5. Reading: Additional Materials

Graded: Lecture 1 Assessment

WEEK 2


Lecture 2: The Way of Confucian Tradition



4 videos, 1 reading expand


  1. Reading: Introduction
  2. Video: Part 1
  3. Video: Part 2
  4. Video: Part 3
  5. Video: Part 4

Graded: Lecture 2 Assessment

WEEK 3


Lecture 3: Landscape of Immortality



3 videos, 2 readings expand


  1. Reading: Introduction
  2. Video: Part 1
  3. Video: Part 2
  4. Video: Part 3
  5. Reading: Additional Materials

Graded: Lecture 3 Assessment

WEEK 4


Lecture 4: In Search of the Chinese Soul & Course Assignment



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  1. Reading: Introduction
  2. Video: Part 1
  3. Video: Part 2
  4. Video: Part 3

Graded: Lecture 4 Assessment

WEEK 5


Final Assessment





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