A study of Chinese women's emancipation from 1898 to 1989 as a historical process. Students examine the experiences of Chinese women, including their place within the patriarchal system, the rise of an emancipation movement, and their role as agents of change. Among the topics covered are the relationship between women's liberation and Chinese nationalism, family and marriage, the challenges for women under socialism and globalization, and feminist literature and film. Prerequisite: HIST*113 or HIST*167, or permission of the instructor. Distribution Requirements: HE, IP.