Course examines gender relations in 20th-century China through cinematic representations. By looking in detail at the films of a few key directors and reading scholarly works, the class discusses the changing social and political positions of women in cinema from the 1920s to the 1990s, and how this change affects gender relations.
Satisfies a Visual and Performing Arts requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
Taught in English. (Not offered every year.)