97111 Chinese Festivals and Ceremonies8cp; 2 x 2hr tutorials/week; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): 97106 Chinese Language and Culture 6
This subject is taught in Chinese.
The subject is designed for students who are proficient in Chinese. The teaching focuses on major Chinese festivals and ceremonies. By exposing students to a range of Chinese texts, the subject aims to strengthen their knowledge of Chinese culture as a living experience and their understanding of Chinese ideas, beliefs and values embedded in daily practices and cultural conventions. It also aims to develop students' abilities of critical inquiry and in-depth analysis through class discussions, debates, oral presentations, reading, and writing. By the end of this subject, students have broadened their understanding of Chinese cultural traditions and conventions as well as gained a sound knowledge of Chinese festivals and ceremonies.
Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus
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