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Fall 2020 Middle East UN1401 section 001

Call Number 11773
Day & Time
MTWR 9:10am-10:00am
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Shiv Subramaniam
Method of Instruction On-Line Only
Course Description This course constitutes the first half of a year-long introduction to Classical Sanskrit, the translocal language of religious, intellectual, and literary life in South Asia for nearly two millennia. Assuming no prior experience with the language, this introductory sequence provides students with the grammar, reading strategies, and cultural context necessary to begin accessing the languageā€™s many rich textual traditions, including scripture (sruti), epic (itihasa), poetry (kavya), drama (na?aka), systematic thought (sastra), and more.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 8 students (15 max) as of 6:34PM Friday, December 4, 2020
Subject Middle East
Number UN1401
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Fee $15 Language Resource
Fee $10 Sanskrit Materials
Section key 20203MDES1401W001

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