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College of Humanities

College of Journalism and Communication 

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College of  Humanities

College of Journalism and Communication

 

Introduction

Previously Department of Chinese Language and Literature and Department of History which was founded in 1952, the present College of Humanities was established in May 2001, following a decision to adjust disciplines and subjects and to integrate colleges and faculties made by Jilin University. The present College of Humanities consists of the former College of Humanities, Department of History, Department of Archaeology, and College of International Communication, Department of College Chinese Teaching and Research, from other four campuses. It includes four academic disciplines, namely, literature, history, art, and education, which further includes seven first-level disciplines, namely, Chinese Language and Literature, Chinese History, World History, Archaeology, Journalism and Communication, Drama and Film, and Education. As a teaching and research unit with the broadest coverage of academic disciplines within Jilin University, the College serves as a base for personnel cultivation and scientific research in history and a key research base for humanities and social sciences under the Ministry of Education and Project 985, and as an innovation base for philosophy and social sciences for Chinese Frontier historical and geographical studies. College of Journalism and Communication established on March 22, 2014, receives support from College of Humanities.


Our college boasts a strong faculty. The famous literati and linguists Yang Zhen-sheng, Feng Wen-bing (pen-name Fei Ming), Zhang Song-ru (pen-name Gong Mu), Wang Fu-quan, Jiang Shan-guo, and the famous historians Lv Zhen-yu, Yu Xing-wu, Jin Jing-fang, Luo Ji-zu have all previously taught at our college.


Our college has 258 faculty and staff members, among which 221 are faculty members. There are 76 professors (55 of whom are supervisors for doctoral candidates) and 52 associate professors. Among our faculty members, there are two committee members of the Social Science Committee of the Ministry of Education, two members of the Subject Assessment Group affiliated with the State Council Academic Degree Committee, one young, middle-aged expert nationally acknowledged for outstanding achievements, three chief experts of the Marxist theoretical research and construction project of the CPC Central Committee and the Ministry of Education, two senior professors of philosophy and social science at Jilin University, one Distinguished Visiting Professor who is a Jilin Changbai Mountain Scholar, nine KuangYaming Distinguished Professor Award recipients, nine Cross-Century and New Century Talented Individuals of the Ministry of Education reward recipients, and eight members of the Subject Teaching Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Education.


There are 1612 undergraduates, 1386 M.A. students, 397 Ph.D. students, and 335 long-term foreign students at the College of Humanities.


The College is known for its educational philosophy of encouraging individualized thoughts and protecting open academic debates, demonstrated by its open and free academic atmosphere, characterized by its practicality and rigor as well as its modest, hard-working students. In the past 60 years, teachers have strived each generation to develop a healthy and practical academic tradition. We pride ourselves on having a large number of alumni who have been working at home and abroad. Some of them have become well-known scholars, literary and media workers, cadres at the minister-level and above, and military generals.

 

Majors and Degree Programs

Academic Disciplines

First-level disciplines

Undergraduate Majors

Postgraduate

Majors

PhD

 Majors


Literature

Chinese Language and Literature

(First-level Doctorate Authorization   Discipline & Post-doctoral Research Station)

 

-Chinese Language and Literature

-Chinese Language (for international   students)

-Chinese Language (for international   students majoring in International Trade)

 

-Literature and   Art

-Linguistics   and Applied Linguistics

-Chinese   Philology

-Ancient   Chinese Literature

-Modern and   Contemporary Chinese Literature

-Comparative   Literature and World Literature

-Teaching   Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL)

-Teaching   Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages

-Literature and   Art

-Linguistics   and Applied Linguistics

-Chinese   Philology

-Ancient   Chinese Literature

-Modern and   Contemporary Chinese Literature

-Comparative   Literature and World Literature

 


 

Journalism and Communication

-Journalism

-Journalism:   News and Sports -Advertising

-Advertising:   Communication and Creative Design

 

-Journalism

-Communications:

Journalism   and Communication

-Literature Communication and Media Culture


 

History

Chinese History

(Level I   Doctorate Authorization Discipline   & Post-doctoral Research Station)

History

-HistoriographicTheory and   History of Historiography

-Specialized   History

-Ancient   Chinese History

-Modern and   Contemporary Chinese History

-Specialized   History

-Ancient   Chinese History

-Modern and   Contemporary Chinese History


World History

(Level I   Doctorate Authorized Discipline&   Post-doctoral Research Station)

-Western Historiographic   Theory and History   of World Historiography

-Specialized   History

-World Ancient   and Medieval History

-Modern and   Contemporary History of the World

-Regional and   National History

-Specialized   History

-World Ancient   and Medieval History

-Modern and   Contemporary History of the World

-Regional and   National History


Archaeology

(National Key   Discipline, Level I Doctorate Authorized Discipline, and Post-doctoral   Research Station)

Archaeology

Museology

Heritage   Studies and Museum Studies

-Theory of Archaeology and History of   Archaeology

-Prehistoric   Archaeology and Archaeology of  the   Xia, Shang, and Zhou Dynasties

-Archaeology of   Dynasties from the Qin and Han to the Yuan, Ming and Qing

-Archaeometry

-Cultural   Heritage and Museology

-Specialized   Archaeology

-Cultural   Heritage and Museology

-Theory of Archaeology and History of   Archaeology

-Prehistoric   Archaeology and Archaeology of the Xia, Shang, and Zhou Dynasties

-Archaeology of

Dynasties from   the Qin and Han to Yuan, Ming and Qing

-Archaeometry

-Cultural   Heritage and Museology

-Specialized   Archaeology


Art

Drama and Film   studies

-Broadcasting   and Hosting Art

-Radio and   Television Art

-Literature,   Communication and Media Culture


-Broadcasting   and Hosting Art: Film and Television Editing and Directing


-Masters of Radio and Television Art


Education

Education


Curriculum and   Instruction



 

Research

Our college has several research bases and research centers. The faculty has been producing high-level research in many areas including Chinese Literature, Chinese Philology, Journalism and Communication, Radio and Television Art, Chinese History, World History, Archaeology, Museology, and other fields. It also undertakes many major research projects sponsored by the National Social Science Fund and the Ministry of Education.

 

IResearch Hubs

1. Research Center for Chinese Frontier Archaeologya key research base for humanities and social sciences under the Ministry of Education

2. Research Center for Chinese Contemporary Marxist Literature Theorya key research base for humanities and social sciences under Jilin Province

3. China Culture Research Institute (a key research base for humanities and social sciences under Jilin University)

4. Research Center for Contemporary International Relations (a key research base for humanities and social sciences under Jilin University)

5. Research Center for Cultural Heritage Protection

6. Research Center for aesthetics and aesthetic education cognition

7. Center for the history and territory of the Northeast

 

IIResearch projects/Lead Researcher

1. Studies on the Regional Culture of Northeast China (Major Project of National Social Science Fund), Lead Researcher: Zhang Fugui

2. Studies on the Development of Goguryeo and Bohai Culture and Their Relationship (A major project of the National Social Science Fund) Lead Researcher: Wei Cuncheng

3. A Bio-archaeological Study on the historical formational process of the Han ethnicity. (A major project of the National Social Science Fund) Lead Researcher: Hong Zhu

4. A Comprehensive Research project on the excavation of the Neolithic site at Haminmangha-Khorchin sandy-lands. (A major project of the National Social Science Fund) Lead Researcher: Zhu Yonggang

5. A Series of Translations of Foreign Archaeological Studies (A major project of the National Social Science Fund) Lead Researcher: Yang Jianhua

6. Ancient History of the Korean Peninsula (A major project of the National Social Science Fund) Lead Researcher: Yang Jun

7. Studies on the Historical Governance of China’s Border Areas (A major project of the National Social Science Fund), Lead Researcher: Cheng Nina

8. A Comparative Study of the Archaeological Culture of the China-Russia and China-Korea Borderland Area (A major foundations project of the Ministry of Education) Lead Researcher: Zhao Binfu

 

International Collaboration Programs

I.  International Conferences

-Traditions and the Future of Social Relationships and Human Bonds in Eastern Asiain cooperation with Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea

II. Cooperative Chinese Programs with Confucius Institutes

 (Refer to the School of International Chinese Language Education for details)

III. Cooperative Programs with World Famous Universities

1. The Origins of Agriculture and Settlement in Northeast China (Teng Mingyu, in cooperation with Hebrew University of Israel)

2. Cultural relationships between and Technical Analysis of the Micro-blade Industries in the Eastern Part of Northeastern China and the Korean Peninsula during the Upper Paleolithic period (Wang Chunxue, in cooperation with the POSCO TJ Park Foundation of South Korea)

3. The Cultural Relationship between and Technical Analysis of the Micro-blade Industries in the Eastern Part of Northeastern China and Japanese Islands during the Upper Paleolithic (Wang Chunxue, in cooperation with the SUMITOMO of Japan)

4. Satellite data recovery and Phylogenetic Classification of Irrigation Systems and Ancient Land Relics (Tang Zhuowei, in cooperation with Nara Women’s University of Japan)

5. Citizen Kentucky and Citizen China (Zhang Siqi in cooperation with the University of Kentucky)

 (Refer to School of International Chinese Language Education for details)

IV. Programs and Courses Conducted in English

1. Postgraduate Program in Journalism and Communication

2. Postgraduate Program in Drama and Film studies

3. Undergraduate Program in Chinese Language and Literature

1. English Course Offerings:

-The frontiers of American Broadcasting Theoretical Research

2. Bi-Lingual Course Offerings:

-Bi-Lingual Broadcasting & Hosting Art (with English as a Foreign Language);

-Western Media Studies

-Media Studies

-Chinese and Western Literature and Translation Studies

-Introduction to Classic Theories of Western literature

 

Contact Information:

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