CHIN 3372 - Chinese Media and the Environment Course uri icon



  • This course works through Chinese literature and film to deal with ecological crisis and media environment from a Chinese perspective. We will ask: how do contemporary authors and filmmakers present a distinctly Chinese ecopoetics? Furthermore, how does the Chinese media ecology change the world both within and outside of China? Our methodological points of entry will include ecocriticism, environmental philosophy, animal studies, architecture and urban studies, infrastructure, sound studies, media archaeology, and spatial and information theory. Recommended prerequisite: CHIN 1012.