Contemporary Chinese Culture (taught in English)

This course aims to introduce to students the diverse cultural and arts forms of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Students are expected to have a fuller and deeper understanding of the dynamics of cultural changes in modern Chinese communities after taking this module. Topics include a wide range of cultural movements and intellectual currents in China, HK, and Taiwan, such as visual arts (paintings and documentaries), performing arts (identity questions raised by dance and theatre performances), internet literature and body writing, youth culture, political parody in pop songs and gender politics in the contemporary fiction.

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