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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
East Asian Languages and Literatures (EALL)
Confucian Literature in East Asia
Confucian Lit in East Asia
Fall 2017
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EALL 3811 - Confucian Literature in East Asia


Xiaofei Kang
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Introduction to Confucian literature in China and other parts of East Asia from earliest times to the present day. Various historical, philosophical, and religious dimensions of Confucian texts and practices.
As a result of completing this course, students will learn to: Obtain a basic knowledge of major Confucian thinkers, major Confucian schools of thoughts, and their impact in the history of East Asia. Be able to think, discuss and write analytically about the key Confucian concepts and texts in the Confucian tradition. Be able to develop oral communication skills to effectively present their critical understanding of the texts and contexts and to engage their classroom peers. Be able to understand, interpret and contextualize the primary sources and secondary scholarship in the history and contemporary cultures of East Asia. Be able to make historical and cross-cultural comparisons of Confucian ideas and practices based on both the primary texts and the secondary studies.
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