CHIN 1150 Chinese Calligraphy: History, Theory and Praxis

3 hours; 3 credits

Hands-on writing, Chinese characters/ideograms, formation and composition of Chinese characters, history of Chinese calligraphy, and evolution of styles and characters, classical literati culture and aesthetic tradition, metaphysics of qi, mindfulness practice, and importance of Chinese calligraphy in Chinese culture, and relevance to contemporary daily life. Reading materials will be English. The course will be taught in English


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