2017 HKU-PKU Summer Course
港大—北大暑期課程

School of Chinese
2017 HKU-PKU Summer Course

CHIN1213 Folklore and Modern Chinese Culture (6 credits)

This course explores a series of prominent aspects in Chinese folklore, including myths, folktales, folk songs, costumes, theatrical performances, architecture, folk religions, festivals, and customs that in many ways have affected modern Chinese culture and social life. It introduces influential theories in folklore, literature, and cultural criticisms to help students reflect on the essential features of Chinese folk culture and its persistence through China’s social and political transformations over the past century. The course also provides students experiential learning of traditional and modern folk culture in Beijing area. Activities include visiting folk culture exhibitions, collecting folktales in suburban districts, studying Siheyuan buildings, and watching traditional opera, etc.

This course is one of the 2016-17 “HKU-China 1000 Exchange Scheme” programmes. It is offered by the School of Chinese in collaboration with the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Peking University. All lectures, tutorials, and workshops are conducted in PKU campus. The Ministry of Education will allocate a standard rate subsidy to Peking University for expenses in lodging, local transportation, dining, and other related items. The travel will be strictly organized in one group (teachers and students together), and arrangements will be centrally coordinated by the School of Chinese. Students are responsible for the round-trip airfare* and personal expenses. They should also prepare travel documents and life/health insurance for the Mainland trip.

(* Pre-payments will be collected to book group tickets. After the whole trip is finished, half of the airfare will be reimbursed by the Education Bureau of Hong Kong under the Mainland Experience Scheme.)

Priority will be given to Year 1 & Year 2 students in related majors/minors from Faculties of Arts, Education, and Social Sciences. For inquiries, please contact at
CHIN1213@hku.hk.

Credits: 6
Duration: 4 – 25 June, 2017 (22 days)
Location: Peking University
Instructors: Dr. Song Gang (HKU); Dr. Chen Lianshan, Dr. Wang Juan, etc. (PKU)
Teaching Language: Mandarin Chinese (Putonghua)
Learning Activities: Lectures, tutorials, workshops, site visits, group projects, term paper
Assessments: 100% coursework (1/4 tutorial performance; 1/4 team work; 1/2 term paper)

Application: Online via SIS during Add/Drop period (Jan. 16-27, 2017)

中文學院
2017年港大—北大暑期課程

CHIN1213民俗學與現代中國文化(6學分)

本課探討中國民俗學的一系列重要方面,包括神話、民間故事、民間歌謠、傳統戲曲表演、傳統建築、民間信仰、節慶習俗等。這些方面對現代中國文化與社會產生了廣泛而深遠的影響。授課中將介紹民俗學、文學與文化批評等相關領域的理論,幫助學生深入思考中國民俗文化的核心特徵,及民俗在過去一個世紀中國社會巨變中的延續和發展。本課亦組織數次參觀考察活動,使學生切身體驗、了解北京地區的傳統及現代民俗文化。活動主要包括參觀北京民俗展覽,京郊搜集民間故事,走訪四合院建築,欣賞傳統曲藝表演等。

本課程為2016-17年“香港大學千人內地交流計劃”項目之一,由香港大學中文學院與北京大學中文系合作開辦。講座、導修及工作坊全部在北京大學進行。國家教育部劃撥定額補助金予北京大學,以支付住宿、交通、餐飲及其他相關的費用。赴京旅行必須以團隊形式(老師及學生同去同回),行程將由中文學院統一安排。學生需負擔往返機票*及個人支出,並預先辦理赴內地的旅行證件及保險。

(* 機票費用必須提前預繳,以辦理團體票。課程結束後,可以申請香港教育局“內地體驗計劃”,報銷一半機票費用。)

報名優先考慮文學院、教育學院和社會科學學院相關專業的一、二年級學生。如有諮詢,請電郵至
CHIN1213@hku.hk

學分: 6學分
授課時間: 2017年6月4至25日(22天)
授課地點: 北京大學
授課老師: 宋剛博士(香港大學);陳連山博士、王娟博士等(北京大學)
教學語言: 普通話
教學活動: 講座、導修、工作坊、參觀考察、小組項目、學期論文
評核: 平時分100% (1/4導修;1/4小組工作;1/2論文)

報名方式:2017年1月16日至27日,通過SIS網上報名

http://www.hku.hk/chinese