The Last Days of the KMT in Shanghai through Film and Memoir

Start Date: November 30, 2020
End Date: December 16, 2020
Location: Online
Type of Course: Other
Audience: Open to middle and high school literature and social studies teachers nationwide. Priority will be given to teachers whose required curriculum includes China and who are not registered for another fall NCTA online course through TEA.
Course Description: Explore the last days of the Kuomintang in Shanghai in the late 1940s as this tumultuous time impacted local merchants and civilians. This discussion group will view the film Crows and Sparrows, directed by Zheng Junli (1949) and read extracts from Helen Zia’s The Last Boat out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution. Our moderator group is Lynn Kalinauskas, NCTA, University of Colorado Boulder, who specializes in modern Chinese literature.

This mini-course will be conducted entirely through asynchronous online discussions with colleagues and the course instructor. Participants will have online access to all the required materials. Additional resources and readings will be provided.
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Offered to: All States