Senior Thesis Projects in Chinese Language & Culture

Each academic experience builds toward your senior thesis project. It’s required for graduation, and our students tell us that while it’s demanding, it’s also one of the most rewarding experiences of their lives. Here are some thesis projects in Chinese Language & Literature:

“Rebel within a clause: Innovation in the Poetry of Xue Tao” by Anna Lewis

“Ascending the Heavens on Conjured Dragons:  Differentiating Between Magic and Religion in Chinese Daoist Practice” by Estefan Rodriguez

“The Chinese Examination Interregnum: Civil Service Testing in China Before and After 'The Century of Humiliation'” by Nolan Bensen

“Strange Romances in a Fallen City: Gothic Domesticity and National Allegory in Zhang Ailing's Chuanqi” by Jordan Campbell

“A Body of Her Own: PU Songling's Chivalrous Woman and the Tradition of the Strange” by Kate Boeyen

“Transformations of White Snake” by Kathleen Brindley

“At the Liaison's Gates: Spirit and Security in Hong Kong” by Benjamin Goodman

“The Local Consumed: Recreating Native-Place on China's Hilltop Herb Farm” by Rebecca Catherine Christoforo

“A Rehabilitation of Male Subjectivity in the Fiction Of Yu Hua” by Jacob Long

“The Social Geography of Post-Mao Chinese Cities: How Policy, People, and the Market Shape City Space and Urban Lives” by Lacey Sigmon

“Violence and Gender Identities in Mo Yan's Red Sorghum and Zhang Yiman's Film Adaptation” by Clare Brown

“The Role of Guanxi in Chinese Economic Transition: Firm Networking & Market Autonomy” by Chelsea Dye

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The China Club hosts annual events such as the Mid-Autumn Festival, Chinese New Year Dumpling Making and Spring Karaoke.

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