ASIA 373/HIST 373:
History of Hong Kong


(Readings marked by pdf icon or external link icon are accessible online; login through CWL may be required)

Week 2 (Jan. 7): Orientation: Edge of Empire

Week 3 (Jan. 14): Edge of Empire/Colonialism at Work

Week 4 (Jan. 21): Agents of Change

Week 5 (Jan. 28): Identities in Motion

Week 6 (Feb. 4): Fallen City

Week 7 (Feb. 11): Mid-term Checkup (No class)

No class this week. Outline of newspaper column due. Students will sign up for individual meetings with the instructor.

**Mid-term break (Feb. 18–22)**

Week 8 (Feb. 25): Cold War Harbor

In-class presentation of draft newspaper column;
final version due at noon on Friday, March 1

Week 9 (Mar. 4): Roaring Sixties

Week 10 (Mar. 11): A Sense of Place

Draft research assignment due at noon on Friday, March 16

Week 11 (Mar. 18): Awaiting China

Week 12 (Mar. 25): Dreams Deferred

Week 13 (Apr. 1): Reorientation: Global in the Local

Readings to be determined.