SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentPhD Program of Doctor’s Program in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, First Year Doctor’s Program in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Second Year
Course NameWord and Image: The Art of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy
InstructorJU JANE-CHUANG
Credit2.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
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上課日期



課程內容與指定閱讀



教學活動與課前、課後作業



學生學習投入時間



(含課堂教學時數)



課堂教學時數



學生學習投入時間





11/14



(Thurs)



1Introduction of class



2Earliest development and significance of words in Chinese history: oracle bones and bronze inscriptions



The British Museum Book of Chinese Art



4 hours



2 hours





11/15



(Fri)



Project/discussion related to oracle bones and bronze inscriptions



Group discussion



3 hours



1 hour





11/16



(Sat)



Visit the Museum of the Institute of History and Philology at the Academia Sinica to study the oracle bones and bronzes



Museum Visit



5 hours



3 hours





11/18



(Mon)



Lecture--History of Calligraphy



Watch video Hanzi: A Documentary on Chinese Typography



Lecture--Introduction to materials and methods



Hands-on practice of calligraphy



A Companion to Chinese Art



4 hours



2 hours





11/19



(Tues)




  1. Calligraphy as art: presentation by a master calligrapher like Tong Yangzhi or video presentation of Lin Huai-min’s choreography of dance as calligraphy



OR




  1. Lecture on Abstract Expressionism and Chinese calligraphy



Classroom discussion



3 hours



1.5 hours





11/20



(Wed)



LectureCalligraphy and Painting: early examples of didactic paintings, for example Admonitions of the Court Instructress



Classroom discussion



3 hours



1.5 hours





11/21



(Thurs)



Lecture—Song Dynasty painting: integration of poetry, calligraphy and painting



Project: discuss Su Shi’s The Red Cliff and related paintings



A Companion to Chinese Art



3 hours



2 hours





11/22



(Fri)



Visit the National Palace Museum to view and study the masterpieces of calligraphy and painting



Museum Visit



5 hours



3 hours





11/25



(Mon)



Lecture—Yuan Dynasty painting: expressions of discontent



A Companion to Chinese Art and Art in China



3 hours



2 hours





11/26



(Tues)



Lecture—Ming Dynasty painting: dominance of literati painting in Chinese culture



Art in China



3 hours



2 hours



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading

Class participation/attendance: 30%



Short writing assignments based on museum visits and/or readings: 35%



Final essay based on a topic discussed in class: 35%


Textbook & Reference

Readings will be assigned from the following texts. Additional articles will be assigned based on the paintings that will be on display at the National Palace Museum in the Fall.



A Companion to Chinese Art, edited by Martin J. Powers and Katherine R. Tsiang, Wiley Blackwell 2016.



The British Museum Book of Chinese Art, edited by Jessica Rawson, British Museum Press, 1992.



Craig Clunas, Art in China, Oxford University Press, 2009.


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