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Chinese Major Forum (2014-15)

In fall 2014, seniors majoring in Chinese took Professor Calvin Hui’s course CHIN 428 Advanced Seminar in Chinese. By the end of the course, they did research and produced a paper relating to the course’s major concerns. They also presented their research projects in the 2014-15 Chinese Major Forum entitled “Desiring China.” See below selected projects from the seminar. 

Jared Vinnedge, From Revolution to Reform: A Critical Analysis of Xie Jin's Films

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Andrew Kopca, China Love: The Evolution of Love Within Chinese Politics and Consumer Culture

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Joshua Hocker, Mao's White China

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Evan Chandler, Transportation in China: The Development, Growth, and Change of an Essential Commodity

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Maria Loverde, Exoticism, Debauchery, and Vacation: Representations of Thailand in Contemporary Chinese Media

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Sarah Stefan, Boi-ish Charm: The Representation of Androgyny in Super Girl

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Henry Woodburn, English Fever: The Crazy Consumption of English in a Globalizing China

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Click here to view a complete video list on the Chinese Studies YouTube channel.