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HIST4604 Chinese Diaspora

2020-2021年度 第二學期

時間待定

地點待定

語言英語

課程講師 李曉康 ((852) 3943 7122 / michaellee@cuhk.edu.hk)

課程簡介

OBJECTIVES

This course introduces and examines the historical development of over Chinese communities in different parts of the world, including Northeast and Southeast Asia, Americas, Europe, and Oceania since the nineteenth century. It looks into the political, economic, social and cultural factors that shaping the evolution of Chinese diaspora in these continents, and also synthesizes major characteristics of these overseas Chinese communities so as to enable students to go for comparative historical research.

課程大綱

1. Research on Chinese Diaspora: An Overview

No required readings, but you can refer to:

Tan, C. Chinese Overseas: Comparative Cultural Issues. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2004, pp. 9-29.

Wang, G. “The Study of Chinese Identities in Southeast Asia.” In Cushman, J. & Wang, G. (Eds.). Changing Identities of the Southeast Asian Chinese since World War II. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1988, pp. 1-21.

Wang, G. Don’t Leave Home: Migration and the Chinese. Singapore: Eastern Universities Press, 2003, pp. 277-295.

 

2. The Making of Chinese Diaspora

Amrith, S. Migration and Diaspora in Modern Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011, pp. 18-57.

Skeldon, R. “The Chinese Diaspora or the Migration of Chinese Peoples?” In Ma, L. & Carftier, C. (Eds.). The Chinese Diaspora: Space, Place, Mobility, and Identity. Lanham, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003, pp. 51-66.

Kuhn, P. “Towards an Historical Ecology of Chinese Migration.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 1). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 67-97.

 

3. Policies towards Overseas Chinese

Zhuang, G. “China’s Policies on Chinese Overseas: Past and Present.” In Tan, C. (Ed.). Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora. London: Routledge, 2013, pp. 31-41.

Leo, S. “Southeast Asian Government Policies toward the Ethnic Chinese: A Revisit.” In Tan, C. (Ed.). Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora. London: Routledge, 2013, pp. 274-289.

Lien P. & Chen, D. “The Evolution of Taiwan’s Politics toward the Political Participation of Citizens Abroad in Homeland Governance.” In Tan, C. (Ed.). Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora. London: Routledge, 2013, pp. 42-58.

 

4. Maritime Southeast Asia: Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia

Cartier, C. “Diaspora and Social Restructuring in Postcolonial Malaysia.” In Ma, L. & Carftier, C. (Eds.). The Chinese Diaspora: Space, Place, Mobility, and Identity. Lanham, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003, pp. 69-96.

Kong, L. & Yeoh, B. “Nation, Ethnicity, and Identity: Singapore and the Dynamics and Discourses of Chinese Migration.” In Ma, L. & Carftier, C. (Eds.). The Chinese Diaspora: Space, Place, Mobility, and Identity. Lanham, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003, pp. 193-219.

Mackie, J. & Coppel, C. “A Prelimiary Survey.” In Mackie, J. (Ed.). The Chinese in Indonesia. Honolulu: The University Press of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1976, pp. 1-18.

 

5. Mainland Southeast Asia: Thailand and Vietnam

Callahan, W. “Beyond Cosmopolitanism and Nationalism: Diasporic Chinese and Neo-nationalism in China and Thailand.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 4). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 212-250.

Rigg, J. “Exclusion and Embeddedness: The Chinese in Thailand and Vietnam.” In Ma, L. & Carftier, C. (Eds.). The Chinese Diaspora: Space, Place, Mobility, and Identity. Lanham, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003, pp. 97-115.

Skinner, G. “Chinese Assimilation and Thai Politics.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 1). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 219-233.

 

6. Northeast Asia: Japan and Korea

Choi, S. “Politics, Commerce and Construction of Chinese ‘Otherness’ in Korea: Open Port Period (1876-1910).” In Kuah-Pearce, K. & Davidson, A. (Eds.). At Home in the Chinese Diaspora: Memories, Identities and Belongings. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, pp. 128-145.

Clammer, J. “Imagination, Memory and Misunderstanding: The Chinese in Japan and Japanese Perceptions of China.” In Kuah-Pearce, K. & Davidson, A. (Eds.). At Home in the Chinese Diaspora: Memories, Identities and Belongings. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, pp. 146-163.

Friman, H. “Evading the Divine Wind through the Side Door: The Transformation of Chinese Migration to Japan.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 3). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 347-369.

 

7. Oceania: Australia and New Zealand

Chan, H. “Qiaoxiang and the Diversity of Chinese Settlement in Australia and New Zealand.” In Tan, C. (Eds.). Chinese Transnational Networks. London: Routledge, 2007, pp. 153-171.

Choi, C. “Chinese Migration 1901-47: Under the Commonwealth Immigration Restriction Act 1901.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 3). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 264-280.

Ip, M. “Chinese Immigrants and Transnationals in New Zealand: A Fortress Opened.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 3). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 302-321.

 

8. Americas: US, Canada and Cuba

Hearn, A. “Chinatown Havana: One Hundred and Sixty Years below the Surface.” In Wong, B. & Tan, C. (Eds.). Chinatowns around the World: Gilded Ghetto, Ethnopolis, and Cultural Diaspora. Leiden: Brills, 2013, pp. 163-186.

Li, P. “A Historical Approach to Ethnic Stratification: The Case of the Chinese in Canada, 1858-1930.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 3). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 171-190.

Yang, P. “From Sojourning to Settlement to Transnationalism: Transformations of the Chinese Immigrant Community in America.” In Tan, C. (Ed.). Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora. London: Routledge, pp. 122-140.

 

9. Europe: Britain and Germany

Benton, G. “Chinese Transnationalism in Britain: A Longer History.” Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 3). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 232-263.

Christiansen, F. Chinatown, Europe: An Exploration of Overseas Chinese Identity in the 1990s. London: Routledge, 2003, pp. 37-66.

Leung, M. “Notions of Home among Diaspora Chinese in Germany.” In Ma, L. & Carftier, C. (Eds.). The Chinese Diaspora: Space, Place, Mobility, and Identity. Lanham, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003, pp. 237-258.

 

10. Overseas Chinese and Local Politics

Fujio, H. “Chinese Overseas and Communist Movements in Southeast Asia.” In Tan, C. (Ed.). Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora. London: Routledge, pp. 323-341.

Wang, G, “Political Chinese: Their Contribution to Modern Southeast Asia.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 4). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 163-176.

Yen, C. “Overseas Chinese Nationalism in Singapore and Malaya 1877-1912.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 4). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 137-162.

 

11. Diasporic Chinese Entrepreneurship

Dieleman, M. & Scahs, W. “Reluctant Internationalization: The Case of the Salim Group.” In Leo, S. (Ed.). Ethnic Chinese in Contemporary Indonesia. Singapore: ISEAS, 2008, pp. 154-176.

Mackie, J. “Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurship.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 2). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 185-217.

Trocki, C. “Boundaries and Transgressions: Chinese Enterprise in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Southeast Asia.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 3). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 45-68.

 

12. Chinese Education and Socio-cultural Heritage

Lee, G. “Singapore Chinese Society in Transition: Reflections on the Cultural Implications of Modern Education.” In Charney, M., Yeoh, B. & Tong, C. (Eds.). Chinese Migrants Abroad: Cultural, Educational and Social Dimensions of the Chinese Diaspora. Singapore: Singapore University Press & World Scientific, 2003, pp. 229-251.

Skinner, G. “Creolized Chinese Societies in Southeast Asia.” In In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 3). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 3-44.

Tan, L. “Chinese Schools in Malaysia: A Case of Cultural Resilience.” In Liu, H. (Ed.). The Chinese Overseas (Vol. 2). London: Routledge, 2006, pp. 310-337.

課程評核及作業

Tutorial: 25 Marks
Students will be divided into groups to make a presentation on critically reviewing one of the four books assigned for the four tutorials. The mark distribution of this component is: Presentation Performance: 17 Marks & Participation (including Comments and Discussion): 8 Marks. Please note that 6 Marks will be deducted for being absent from one tutorial session (i.e. 12 Marks to be deducted for being absent from two tutorial sessions, and so on).

 

Tutorial Topics (Tentative)

Tutorial 1: The Chinese Overseas – 14 Feb
Tutorial 2: Ethnic Chinese as Southeast Asians – 21 Feb
Tutorial 3: Chinatowns around the World – 28 Feb
Tutorial 4: Contemporary Chinese Diasporas – 7 Mar

Mid-Term Review Essay: 25 Marks
Submit a 2,000-word review article based on the readings assigned for tutorial presentation. The submission deadline is two weeks after tutorial presentation.

 

Take-Home Exam: 50 Marks
Students will be allowed around two weeks to write an essay in English with 4,000-5,000 words in response to one of a few questions to be announced in the second last lecture, when more details (including submission date and requirements) about this assignment will be given.

重要事項

The course information is tentative and subject to change and confirmation when the semester begins in early January 2021.

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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