Learning and experiencing Chinese culture and society through songs and calligraphy. Students will be taught of different genres and themes of songs including traditional folk songs, revolutionary songs of Mao's era, college campus songs, and current pop songs of different influences. Through calligraphy, students are introduced to Chinese writing styles, learning how to use a Chinese brush and write Chinese characters through correct stroke orders. Students will present a public singing performance and calligraphy show at the end of the course.
EA 197 Brush Art Show January 29-February 13, 2009, the Art Department Hallway (Many thanks to the Art Department for allowing the class to use the space)
EA 197 Singing Performance, February 14, 4:00 pm, 2009, Page Commons.
List of Chinese songs for the Singing Performance at Page Commons, Feb. 14, 2009