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ASIA 490H Asian Classics - Fourth Year Seminar - ASIA CLSSCS SEM

Focus changes from year to year. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor and fourth-year standing.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3


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BlockedASIA 490H 001Web-Oriented Course2 Tue Thu9:3011:00

UBC has confirmed that all Asian Studies Term 2 courses will be online. The meeting days and times currently displayed reflect the maximum time that students will be expected to meet synchronously with the instructor. Courses that are meeting for fewer than 3 hours per week will have traditional lectures replaced with asynchronous learning tasks. The overall workload of the course will remain unchanged.

This 4th year research seminar will explore the figure of the Chinese ghost in a variety of representations across time, space and media. Chinese philosophical and religious attitudes to the supernatural and the place of the (gendered) ghost will be explored. Classical tales of the strange, drama, poetry, and pre-modern vernacular narratives will be discussed, along with modern iterations of hauntings in fiction, news stories and film.

BlockedASIA 490H W01Waiting List2 Tue Thu9:3011:00