Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

AS 220 Modern Chinese Texts
Selections from contemporary writing with emphasis on the social  sciences. Reading knowledge of Mandarin presupposed. 
AS 235.1
Social & Economic Development in China
AS 235.2
Politics & Governance in China
AS 235.3
Culture & Society in China