EALC 418. Sexual Politics in Chinese Literature and Culture: Premodern Times. 3 Hours NW / H.

This course uses myth, literature, history, biography, and other documents to discuss sexual politics in China from ca 1500 B.C.E. to the end of the last dynasty in 1911. Topics include: emperors, empresses, and consorts, polygamy, prostitution, love, yin and yang cosmology, the art of the bedchamber, women's literature, and erotic literature. Recommended: A course in East Asian studies. Not open to students who have taken EALC 618. This course is taught at the 400 and 600 levels with additional assignments at the 600-level. (Same as WGSS 418.) Prerequisite: One course in EALC or WGSS. LEC.

Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Languages and Cultures

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/east-asian-languages-cultures/ba/

...EALC 350 Contemporary Japan EALC 415 Ancient China or EALC 615 Ancient China EALC 418...

Minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/women-gender-sexuality-studies/minor-womens-studies/

...Societies EALC 418 Sexual Politics in Chinese Literature and Culture: Premodern Times or EALC 618...

Minor in Human Sexuality

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/women-gender-sexuality-studies/minor-human-sexuality/

...Culture EALC 418 Sexual Politics in Chinese Literature and Culture: Premodern Times or EALC 618...