GE1114 - Women's Lives in Chinese History

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chinese and History
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
GE Area
Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16, Semester B 2015/16
Semester A 2016/17 (Tentative), Semester B 2016/17 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The main focus of this course is the changes of Chinese women’s lives in historical context. We will focus on three main themes: I. The historical changes of women’s lives in ancient China; II. The lives of women from different social classes; III. The legacy of the lives of traditional Chinese women today. This course will cover the three themes above, focusing on topical issues in the lectures. Students will participate in different kinds of learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, oral presentations, online discussions, one-day study tour, video watching, group webpage design, individual term paper and etc.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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