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Spring 2021 Middle East GU4726 section 001

Call Number 10916
Day & Time
TR 10:10am-12:00pm
403 Knox Hall
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Mana Kia
Method of Instruction Hybrid
Course Description May be repeated for credit; content varies. Prerequisites: Must have completed MDES 2702, equivalent two years of Persian or the instructor's permission. This course provides experience reading and analyzing Persian language texts, as well as translating them into English. We will also spend some time learning how to read different kinds of paleography, and about various manuscript and print conventions and practices. Supplementary scholarly readings in English will situate the Persian texts. There will be a translation workshop at the end of the semester with related texts of the students choosing, in preparation for a final translation project. No P/D/F or R credit is allowed for this class.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 6 students (10 max) as of 9:07AM Sunday, November 28, 2021
Subject Middle East
Number GU4726
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Note This course is taught as a seminar w/ student participation
Section key 20211MDES4726W001

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