Burmese 100B: Intermediate Burmese

Category: Languages
Course #: 30786
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

W 4-6 Dwinelle B7

F 4-5 Dwinelle B7

This introductory course in modern Burmese is a sequel to Burmese 1A, and aims to build upon the core competencies in the Burmese spoken language and writing system acquired in 1A. The course further develops speaking, reading, and writing proficiency using a mix of pop…

Filipino 1B Section 1: Introductory Filipino

Category: Languages
Course #: 21603
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MTuWThF 11-12

Dwinelle 106

This is the continuation of the beginners’ class with emphasis on the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course uses the functional approach in learning a language. The students focus on basic conversational skills in Filipino. A review of basic grammar rules…

Filipino 1B Section 2: Introductory Filipino

Category: Languages
Course #: 21604
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MTuWThF 12-1

Dwinelle 206

This is the continuation of the beginners’ class with emphasis on the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course uses the functional approach in learning a language. The students focus on basic conversational skills in Filipino. A review of basic grammar rules…

Filipino 1B Section 4: Introductory Filipino

Category: Languages
Course #: 30780
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

TuTh 12:30-2 Evans 4

F 12-2 Cory 285

Filipino 1B. Introductory Filipino. Five hours a Week. Prerequisites -1A or consent of instructor. Do you know the words nanay (mother), sinigang (sour soup), and kawawa (poor you)? You may be a heritage learner, or a person who has a proficiency in or a cultural…

Filipino 1B Section 3: Introductory Filipino

Category: Languages
Course #: 24510
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MTuWThF 1-2

Dwinelle 106

This is the continuation of the beginners’ class with emphasis on the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course uses the functional approach in learning a language. The students focus on basic conversational skills in Filipino. A review of basic grammar rules…

Filipino 100B Section 1: Intermediate Filipino

Category: Languages
Course #: 21605
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

W 10-12 Dwinelle B33B

TuTh 11-12:30 Anthropology and Art Practice 115

This is an intermediate class with emphasis on the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course uses the functional-situational approach in learning a language.The students will learn four necessary skills in the effective use of Filipino: paglalahad (defining and explaining); paglalarawan (describing…

Filipino 100B Section 2: Intermediate Filipino

Category: Languages
Course #: 26822
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

W 12-2 Dwinelle B33B

TuTh 12:30-2 Wheeler 126

This is an intermediate class with emphasis on the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course uses the functional-situational approach in learning a language.The students will learn four necessary skills in the effective use of Filipino: paglalahad (defining and explaining); paglalarawan (describing…

Filipino 101B: Advanced Filipino

Category: Languages
Course #: 23972
Units: 3
Times and Locations:

TuTh 11-12:30

Cory 285

Filipino 101B. Advanced Filipino. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites. Two years of Filipino/Tagalog or consent of instructor. Have you successfully completed Filipino 100 A and B (Intermediate Filipino)? Are you a heritage learner who may have left the Philippines during your middle school…

Hindi 1B: Introductory Hindi

Category: Languages
Course #: 24320
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MTuWThF 11-12

Hearst Gym 245

Hindi 1B is designed for students with Novice High proficiency in Hindi. It will help you develop communicative skills in Hindi, refresh your knowledge of Indian cultures, and broaden your linguistic horizons. In Hindi 1B, you will develop: • An ability to communicate at an…

Indonesian 100B: Intermediate Indonesian

Category: Languages
Course #: 24323
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MW 12-2 Cory 285

F 12-1 Dwinelle 87

Indonesian 100B is the continuation of Indonesian 100A. In the second year of Indonesian, the emphasis is on the further development of all the communicative skills such as intensive review of grammar, development of writing skills, reading of contemporary prose, expansion of vocabulary and reading…

Hindi 100B: Intermediate Hindi

Category: Languages
Course #: 24321
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

MWF 10-11

Dwinelle 262

Intermediate Hindi 100B is designed for students with Intermediate Medium proficiency in Hindi. It will help you deepen your communicative skills in Hindi and your knowledge of Indian cultures and broaden your linguistic horizons. In Hindi 100B, you will develop: • An ability to communicate…

Indonesian 1B: Introductory Indonesian

Category: Languages
Course #: 24322
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MW 10-12 VLSB 2038

F 10-11 Wheeler 24

Indonesian 1B is the continuation of Indonesian 1A. This is the second semester of the introductory Indonesian level. In Indonesian 1B, students are expected to be able to satisfy routine social verbal and written demands and be able to handle routine work-related interactions that are…

Punjabi 1B: Introductory Punjabi

Category: Languages
Course #: 23121
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

TuTh 9:30-11 Dwinelle 134

Lab Section:

23432; Section 101. F 10-12 VLSB 2038

This course is designed for those with very little Punjabi proficiency and will focus on building the student’s knowledge in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Students will begin to master the basic grammatical formations and will build a base of vocabulary essential for everyday communication….

Indonesian 210B: Seminar in Malay Letters and Oral Traditions

Category: Graduate Seminars
Course #: 24956
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

W 3-6

Dwinelle 211

Various aspects of Malay language and literature, history and development of the language, classical literature, drama, oral literature, modern literature of Indonesia and Malaysia, and dialect studies. Applies various theoretical approaches to the study of the language and literature.

Khmer 1B: Introductory Khmer

Category: Languages
Course #: 21837
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MTuWThF 2-3

Dwinelle B7

Students complete their study of everyday standard Khmer to a “survival” level. While the memorization of vocabulary and common personal exchanges practiced in 1A will make up the majority of material studied, students will have some opportunity to learn to improvise and talk about personal…

Khmer 100B: Intermediate Khmer

Category: Languages
Course #: 21838
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MW 4-5:30 Dwinelle B34

TuTh 4-5 Location TBD

Students continue their study of Khmer literacy and formal speaking begun in the fall. Topics include current events in Cambodia, Cambodian history and politics, and a basic overview of Khmer literature. Much of this study will be accomplished by working on projects in groups with…

Sanskrit 100B: Elementary Sanskrit

Category: Languages
Course #: 23132
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MWF 8-10

Evans 39

Elements of Sanskrit grammar and practice in reading Sanskrit texts. Sanskrit 100A, followed by 100B, introduces students to Sanskrit grammar, with the goal of developing the skills necessary to speak and read basic, simple Sanskrit texts. Sanskrit 100A covers lessons 1–12 of the Devavāṇīpraveśikā [Robert…

Punjabi 100B: Intermediate Punjabi

Category: Languages
Course #: 23122
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

TuTh 2-3:30 Dwinelle 233

Lab Section:

23433; Section 101. F 2-4 Dwinelle 233

This course focuses on building the student’s knowledge of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Selected readings will be assigned depending on the interest of the students. These begin the starting point to stimulate the student’s own writings, which might include poetry, short stories, drama or…

Sanskrit 101C: Intermediate Sāhitya (Literary Sanskrit)

Category: Languages
Course #: 26826
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MF 12-2

Dwinelle 279

Sanskri101C introduces students to classical literary Sanskrit (sāhitya) and commentary, where available. An extended passage of a kāvya and/or an entire play (nāṭaka) is read. Works of Kālidāsa, Bhāsa, and the like are normally read. Developing strong reading skills is the focus of the class….

South Asian 124: Modern Indian Literature

Category: South Asian
Course #: 33940
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

tbd

This course aims to introduce the vernacular and the Anglophone literary landscapes of South Asia by providing an overview of the role and growth of modern literatures in India. This course examines the different socio-cultural, political and historical contexts in the production and reception of…

South Asian 1B: Introduction to the Civilization of Medieval and Modern India

Category: South Asian
Course #: 23128
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

TuTh 12:30-2 Social Sciences 166

Discussion Sections:

21329; Section 101. Tu 3-4 Wheeler 24

23130; Section 102. W 1-2 Dwinelle 79

This course offers a broad historical and cultural survey of the civilizations of the Indian subcontinent from the 12th century to Partition in 1947. Attention will be paid to the geography and ethnography of the region, its political history, and the religious, philosophical, literary, and…

South Asian R5B: India in the Writer’s Eye

Category: Reading and Composition
Course #: SASIAN R5B
Units: 4
Instructors: Staff
Times and Locations:

CCN #23131: TuTh 11-12:30 Wheeler 30

CCN #26829: MWF 11-12 Anthropology and Art Practice 115

CCN #26830: MWF 9-10 Dwinelle 258

CCN #30782: MWF 1-2 Social Sciences 54

CCN #31754: MWF 2-3 Dwinelle 106

Reading and composition in connection with eastern and western representations of India, and other Asian cultures, in great works of modern literature. Satisfies the second half of the reading and composition requirement.

South Asian 125: South Asian Film

Category: South Asian
Course #: 33490
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

TuTh 9:30-11

Dwinelle 234

South Asian 131: Introduction to Contemporary Tamil Literature

Category: South Asian
Course #: 27136
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

TuTh 9:30-11

VLSB 2032

Offered completely in English translation, this course aims to introduce modern literatures in the Tamil language written in India, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Malaysia and other Tamil diasporic spaces. During the course, students will encounter a wide variety of literary aesthetic practices that shape contemporary…

South Asian 142: India’s Great Epics

Category: South Asian
Course #: 33531
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

MWF 3-4

Dwinelle 183

The course entails substantial selected readings from the great Sanskirt epic poems–the Mahabharata and the Ramayana in translation, selected readings from the corpus of secondary literature on Indian epic studies as well as lectures on salient issues in both. Readings will be supplemented with selected…

South Asian C215: Indian Buddhist Text

Category: Graduate Seminars
Course #: 30811
Units: 2
Times and Locations:

W 2-5

Dwinelle 288

South and Southeast Asian Studies 250 Section 2: Seminar

Category: Graduate Seminars
Course #: 30790
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

Th 3-6

Evan 39

South Asian C224: Readings in Tibetan Buddhist Texts

Category: Graduate Seminars
Course #: 24154
Units: 2
Times and Locations:

Tu 2-5

Dwinelle 288

This seminar provides an introduction to a broad range of Tibetan Buddhist texts, including chronicles and histories, biographical literature, doctrinal treatises, canonical texts, ritual manuals, pilgrimage guides, and liturgical texts. It is intended for graduate students interested in premodern Tibet from any perspective. Students are…

Southeast Asian R5B: Under Western Eyes

Category: Reading and Composition
Course #: SEASIAN R5B
Units: 4
Instructors: Staff
Times and Locations:

CCN #24325: TuTh 11-12:30 Dwinelle 79

CCN #26838: TuTh 12:30-2 Wheeler 124

CCN #31752: MWF 3-4 Dwinelle 106

CCN #31753: TuTh 9:30-11 Wheeler 106

In this course, the student will read selections from the large body of scholarly texts that have been written about Southeast Asia. Expository and argumentative essays by premier scholars such as Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, Margaret Mead, Clifford Geertz, and Benedict Anderson will be examined….

Southeast Asian 10B: Introduction to the Civilization of Southeast Asia

Category: Southeast Asian
Course #: 23145
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

TuTh 11-12:30 Dwinelle 219

Discussion Sections:

23146; Section 1. Tu 3-4 Wheeler 104

23147; Section 2. W 12-1 Dwinelle 242

 

Readings, lectures, and discussion of the culture and civilization of Southeast Asia. Insular Southeast Asia: Covers the modern-day nations of Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Special emphasis on the arts and their social and political context, with discussions on the impact of the colonial experience…

Southeast Asian 165: Introduction to the History and Culture of the Philippines

Category: Southeast Asian
Course #: 26825
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

TuTh 12:30-2

Dwinelle 242

This course is a cultural history of the Philippines, from the birth of the nation in the nineteenth century to the present. It outlines the major events in Philippine history through cultural texts that reflect the salient attitudes and ideas of key periods. Not only…

South and Southeast Asian 39 Sec 2: Philippine Film

Category: Freshman and Sophomore Seminars
Course #: 30783
Units: 2
Times and Locations:

Tu 9-11

Evans 45

Have you ever watched a foreign language film? This seminar course focuses on Philippine films, most of which are in the Filipino languagewith English subtitles. The course is divided into three main topics: 1) popular culture, film genres and formulas; 2) history, class dynamics, race,…

South and Southeast Asian 39 Sec. 3: Sinigang Stories: Philippine Cuisine Narratives

Category: Freshman and Sophomore Seminars
Course #: 30784
Units: 2
Times and Locations:

Th 9-11

Evans 47

Have you tasted sinigang, lumpia, adobo, or for the adventurous, even balut? This seminar course focuses on Philippine cuisine and literary works that use Filipino food as inspiration, theme, or metaphor. Each class uses a particular dish, cooking method, or Filipino ingredient as a starting…

South and Southeast Asian C142: Psychoanalytic Theory, Asian Texts

Category: South and Southeast Asian
Course #: 31138
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

TuTh 11-12:30

Wheeler 220

Through the prism of psychoanalytical theories, early and contemporary, this course explores a variety of pre-modern and modern East Asian texts—literary, artistic, religious, and theoretical. We will be asking both how these theories enrich our reading of the texts, and how the texts enrich our…

South and Southeast Asian Studies C145: Buddhism in Contemporary Society

Category: South and Southeast Asian
Course #: 24155
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

MWF 9-10 Morgan 101

24156; Section 101. Th 1-2 Morgan 109

24157; Section 102. Th 3-4 Dwinelle 79

24158; Section 103. W 10-11 Cory 285

24159; Section 104. W 2-3 Hildebrand B51

A study of the Buddhist tradition as it is found today in Asia. The course will focus on specific living traditions of East, South, and/or Southeast Asia. Themes to be addressed may include contemporary Buddhist ritual practices; funerary and mortuary customs; the relationship between Buddhism…

South and Southeast Asian Studies C220: Seminar in Buddhism and Buddhist Texts

Category: Graduate Seminars
Course #: 26833
Units: 2
Times and Locations:

Th 2-5

Dwinelle 288

Content varies with student interests. The course will normally focus on classical Buddhist texts that exist in multiple recensions and languages, including Chinese, Sanskrit, and Tibetan.

South and Southeast Asian Studies 250 Section 1: Seminar

Category: Graduate Seminars
Course #: 30789
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

M 4-7

Dwinelle 87

South and Southeast Asian Studies 250 Section 3: Seminar

Category: Graduate Seminars
Course #: 30791
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

Tu 2-4

Social Sciences 186

Tamil 1B: Introductory Tamil

Category: Languages
Course #: 23334
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

TuTh 11-12:30 Wheeler 24

W 10-12 VLSB 2066

This course focuses on progressive acquisition of language skills to communicate effectively in Tamil. It facilitates development of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing competence along with basic grammar. Course Description & Course Goals: Language skills focused: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing. This course focuses on progressive…

Telugu 1B: Elementary Telugu

Category: Languages
Course #: 23335
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

TuTh 12:30-2 VLSB 2032. Instructor: Bharathy Sankara Rajulu

Lab Section:

23434; Section 101. W 12-1 Barker 110

This elementary level course focuses on progressive acquisition of language skills to communicate effectively in Telugu. It facilitates development of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing competence along with basic grammar. Course Description & Course Goals: Language skills focused: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing. This course focuses…

Urdu 1B: Introductory Urdu

Category: Languages
Course #: 24326
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MTuWThF 10-11

Dwinelle 189

The course concentrates on developing skills in reading, writing, speaking, and aural comprehension. Evaluation is based on attendance, written homework assignments, quizzes, dictations, and examinations. Conventional teaching materials may be supplemented by popular songs and clips from contemporary Indian cinema.

Urdu 100B: Intermediate Urdu

Category: Languages
Course #: 24327
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

MWF 11-12

Dwinelle 104

Introduces various types of written and spoken Urdu; vocabulary building, idioms, and problems of syntax; and conversation. Reading of selected fiction and nonfiction in modern Urdu, including fables, short stories, and poetry. Exercises in grammar, conversation, and composition.

Vietnamese 100B: Intermediate Vietnamese

Category: Languages
Course #: 23378
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MTuWThF 1-2

Dwinelle 206

Fourth semester Intermediate Vietnamese with emphasis on Reading and Writing. A second-year course in Vietnamese vocabulary and syntax with intensive drills on short colloquial expressions and auditory recognition of speech patterns. Students will research authentic text in academic and cultural topics. By the end of…

Vietnamese 1B: Introductory Vietnamese

Category: Languages
Course #: 23377
Units: 5
Times and Locations:

MTuWThF 12-1

Dwinelle 235

Second semester Vietnamese for beginners. A continued introduction to modern spoken and written Vietnamese, based on intensive drill of phonology and grammar structures for everyday topics. By the end of the second semester, students should be able to function successfully in ordinary Vietnamese conversation and…

Vietnamese 101B: Advanced Vietnamese

Category: Languages
Course #: 23379
Units: 3
Times and Locations:

TuTh 2-3:30

Dwinelle 106

Vietnamese 101B’s goal is to improve conversational fluency, advanced reading competence, and facility in writing. This course also provides an introduction to the literature and culture of Vietnam through a close reading of Vietnamese language texts. Readings will vary from semester to semester and will…