This course introduces East Asian cultures through the classic works of China, Japan, and Korea. In order to better grasp the cultural
legacies of East Asia, students will read various cultural texts such as fiction, poetry, drama, and prose in English translation. This course
is designed to help students develop a more sophisticated understanding of and critical appreciation for East Asian cultures. The course
is taught in English. Chinese 306 is reserved for majors, who will do substantial portions of the work for the course in Chinese.