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HIST 309J 01 (11064) /EAST309
Uses of the Past in Modern China
Denise Ho
M 3.30-5.20 RKZ 241
Fall 2016 
No regular final examination
Skills WR
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required
Humanities Area
Writing Skill

Modern China's use of the past in state-sponsored narratives of nation, in attempts to construct heritage by elites and intellectuals, and in grassroots projects of remembrance. Theories on history and memory; primary sources in English translation; case studies from twentieth-century China. Interdisciplinary readings in art history, anthropology, cultural studies, and history.