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The Secret Chinese Women's Language of Nu Shu

Course number : 19422   ID : 88327    Class Section : FAA-PE
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In pre-Communist China, women in the small villages of Hunan Province developed their own secret writing system. They used this script to communicate with each other because they were not allowed to go to school and learn Mandarin. The script is called Nu Shu, which simply means women's writing. It was usually sewn into household linens as decoration, in order to disguise its true purpose. We will explore the history of this phenomenon and what it means to live and try to speak out in a closed society.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

CE South Building

Norma Libman 



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Registration Closes On
Monday, November 4, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/4/2019 - 11/4/2019 Weekly - Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 107 Norma Libman