Hindi-Urdu: Language, Literature, Culture (including courses in English)

First-Semester Hindi-Urdu

CAS LN 111 (4 credits)

Elementary grammar, conversation, reading, writing.

2016FALLCASLN111 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 10:00 am 11:00 am CAS B06B
T 10:00 am 11:00 am SAR 300
2016FALLCASLN111 B1, Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 2:00 pm 3:00 pm CAS 324
T 2:00 pm 3:00 pm CAS 320

Second-Semester Hindi-Urdu

CAS LN 112 (4 credits)

Continues the text from CAS LN 111; grammar, conversation, reading, writing.

2017SPRGCASLN112 A1, Jan 20th to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 11:15 am 12:05 pm
T 11:15 am 12:05 pm

Third-Semester Hindi-Urdu

CAS LN 211 (4 credits)

Development of communicative skills acquired in the first year. Readings in Indian civilization. Practice in conversational Hindi-Urdu. Writings exercises involving more complex grammatical patterns.

2016FALLCASLN211 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 11:00 am 12:00 pm CAS 201
T 11:00 am 12:00 pm CAS 322

Fourth-Semester Hindi-Urdu

CAS LN 212 (4 credits)

Further review of the structures of Hindi-Urdu. Practice in conversation involving specialized topics. Advanced readings in Hindi. Frequent compositions. Satisfactory completion of LN 212 fulfills the CAS language requirement.

2017SPRGCASLN212 A1, Jan 20th to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 10:10 am 11:00 am
T 3:35 pm 4:25 pm CAS

Tradition and Modernity in Indian Film and Literature (in English translation)

CAS LN 225 (4 credits)

Topic for Spring 2016: Love in Indian Literature and Film. Exploration of the role that cinema has played in reinforcing or challenging the traditional representations of women protagonists in literary texts. Readings include premodern Indian literature and modern literature and films from South Asia. Also offered as CAS CI 390 C1 and CAS XL 381 B1.

2017SPRGCASLN225 A1, Jan 20th to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 2:30 pm 3:20 pm

Gateway to Asian Cultures

CAS LN 260 (4 credits)

Panoramic introduction to the cultures of East and South Asia in comparative perspective (China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, India). Examines shared foundations, transformative inflection points, sites, peoples, and ideologies over the past two millennia through primary texts and media. Also offered as CAS LC 260, CAS LJ 260, CAS LK 260, and CAS XL 260.

Directed Study: Hindi-Urdu

CAS LN 491 (Var credits)

Application form available in department.