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HIST1000B History for Today

時間星期四 08:30am - 10:15am

地點李兆基樓一號演講廳

語言英語

課程講師 卜永堅 ((852)3943 7062 / wkpuk@cuhk.edu.hk)

助教 劉子鈞 (1155079877@link.cuhk.edu.hk)

課程簡介

The study of history is at once a science, an art and a craft. Why? In what sense? This course answers this question with concrete case studies. Different types of historical archives will be selected, and ways with which these archives are interpreted will be demonstrated. Major themes of historical study will also be introduced. 

 

Learning Outcomes

 By the end of the course, students will:
*   Have enhanced awareness and curiosity of professional historical knowledge and its relevance to today’s major issues or personal concerns;
*   Have enhanced judgment to distinguish narratives from facts;
*   Have enhanced ability to practice the craft, science and art of historical research;
*   Have enhanced reading, writing, and oral expression skills.

 

Two Important Websites

*   CUHK Blackboard in which all course materials are uploaded:
 https://blackboard.cuhk.edu.hk

*   CUHK History Department Course Website:
 https://www.history.cuhk.edu.hk/201920_hist1000b.html

課程大綱

Lecture 01 (09 Jan): Introduction and Methodology I: History in Three Keys
Paul Cohen, History in Three Keys: the Boxers as Event, Experience, and Myth (New York: Columbia University Press., 1997). 

 

Lecture 02 (16 Jan): Methodology II: Historical Imagination
(1)  Footlight Parade. Directed by Lloyd Bacon. United States: Warner Bros, 1933.
(2)  Shanhai Gaeri No Ri Ru上海帰りのリル. Directed by Shima Koji島耕二. Tokyo: Shintoho新東寶and Sougeiporo総芸プロ, 1952.
(3)  Shanghai Lil and the Sun Luck Kid, also known as Hao Ke豪客. Directed by Chu-Ko Ching-Yun諸葛青雲and Yang Ching-Chen楊靜塵. Hong Kong: The Shaw Brothers, 1973. 

 

Lecture 03 (23 Jan): Social History I
Natalie Zemon Davis, The Return of Martin Guerre (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press 1983). 

 

Lecture 04 (30 Jan): Social History II
Robert Darnton, The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History (New York, NY: Basic Books, 1999).
James Watson, “Standardizing the gods: the promotion of T’ien Hou (‘Empress of Heaven’) along the South China Coast”, in Popular Culture in Late Imperial China eds. David Johnson, Andrew Nathan and Evelyn Rawski (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985), pp. 292-324.

 

Lecture 05 (06 Feb): Political History I: From IMC to CMC
Hans van de Ven, Breaking with the Past: the Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China (New York: Columbia University Press, 2014).

 

Lecture 06 (13 Feb): Political History II: The CLC
Xu Guoqi, Strangers on the Western Front: Chinese Workers in the Great War (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2011).

 

Lecture 07 (20 Feb): Semester Paper Workshop (I)
Anthony Grafton, The Footnote: a Curious History (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997).

 

Lecture 08 (27 Feb): Semester Paper Workshop (II)

 

Lecture 09 (05 Mar): Semester Paper Workshop (III)

 

Lecture 10 (12 Mar): Semester Paper Workshop (IV)

 

Lecture 11 (19 Mar): Semester Paper Workshop (V)

 

Lecture 12 (26 Mar): Semester Paper Workshop (VI)

 

Lecture 13 (02 Apr): Semester Paper Workshop (VII) and Conclusion

課程評核及作業

Semester Paper: 100%
* Minimum 5,000 English words including footnotes.
* No bibliography is needed.
* To be submitted to Veriguide on or before 2020.05.07 Thursday (one week after the last lecture). 
* Delay of submission by one days lead to deduction of 10 marks, for instance, from 90 to 80, and so forth.
* Topic of the semester paper: The Boxer Uprising 1900-1901: a study based on Sir Claude MacDonald’s report and other archives
* Archives for tutorial presentation and discussion: Claude MacDonald, “Report on the siege of the Legations, Peking”, Parliamentary Paper, China No. 4 (1900), in E. W. M. Norie, Official Account of the Military Operations in China 1900-1901 (1st edition 1903, rpt. Nashville: The Battery Press, 1995), 240-301.

導修
  • There will be THREE tutorial groups, each containing SIX sessions, all students are expected to join one of the three groups, attend all tutorials and make one oral presentation of about 10-15 minutes. Ideally, each tutorial group should contain no more than 25 students.

 

  • Each student is to make an oral presentation of about 10 to 15 minutes based on assigned pages from:

Claude MacDonald, “Report on the siege of the Legations, Peking”, Parliamentary Paper, China No. 4 (1900), in E. W. M. Norie, Official Account of the Military Operations in China 1900-1901 (1st edition 1903, rpt. Nashville: The Battery Press, 1995), 240-301.

 

  • Tutorial counts for 10% of the total mark (100). Ten percent might mean little, but is vital to the writing of semester paper. So do please make an effort to attend all the tutorial sessions.

 

Tutorial Schedule:

Tutorial Group A

Venue: UCA_104 (Tsang Shiu Tim Building, United College)

Date and Time:

Session

Date

Time

Session

A6-1: 

2020.02.06 10:30-12:15

Session

A6-2: 

2020.02.13 10:30-12:15

Session

A6-3: 

2020.02.20 10:30-12:15

Session

A6-4: 

2020.02.27 10:30-12:15

Session

A6-5: 

2020.03.05 10:30-12:15

Session

A6-6: 

2020.03.12 10:30-12:15

 

Tutorial Group B

Venue: UCA_111 (Tsang Shiu Tim Building, United College)

Date and Time:

Session

Date

Time

Session

B6-1: 

2020.02.06 12:30-14:15

Session

B6-2: 

2020.02.13 12:30-14:15

Session

B6-3: 

2020.02.20 12:30-14:15

Session

B6-4: 

2020.02.27 12:30-14:15

Session

B6-5: 

2020.03.05 12:30-14:15

Session

B6-6: 

2020.03.12

12:30-14:15

 

Tutorial Group C

Venue: UCA_105 (Tsang Shiu Tim Building, United College)

Date and Time:

Session

Date

Time

Session

C6-1: 

2020.02.06 14:30-16:15

Session

C6-2: 

2020.02.13 14:30-16:15

Session

C6-3: 

2020.02.20 14:30-16:15

Session

C6-4: 

2020.02.27 14:30-16:15

Session

C6-5: 

2020.03.05 14:30-16:15

Session

C6-6: 

2020.03.12

14:30-16:15

 

學術著作誠信

請注意大學有關學術著作誠信的政策和規則,及適用於犯規事例的紀律指引和程序。詳情可瀏覽網址:http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/policy/academichonesty/

學生遞交作業時,必須連同已簽署的聲明一併提交,表示他們知道有關政策、規則、指引及程序。

  • 如屬小組習作,則所有組員均須簽署聲明;所有組員(不論有否簽署聲明及不論有否直接或間接撰寫有問題的內容)均須負上集體責任及受到懲處。
  • 如作業以電腦製作、內容以文字為主,並經由大學「維誠」系統 (VeriGuide) 提交者,學生將作業的電子檔案上載到系統後,便會獲得收據,收據上已列明有關聲明。

未有夾附簽署妥當的聲明的作業,老師將不予批閱。

學生只須提交作業的最終版本。

學生將作業或作業的一部份用於超過一個用途(例如:同時符合兩科的要求)而沒有作出聲明會被視為未有聲明重覆使用作業。學生重覆使用其著作的措辭或某一、二句句子很常見,並可以接受,惟重覆使用全部內容則構成問題。在任何情況下,須先獲得相關老師同意方可提交作業。

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