MELANG 450 - Introductory Central Asian Language I
Fall 2021, Section 002 - Introductory Uyghur I
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Middle East Languages (MELANG)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
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Details

Credits:
4
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of department.
Repeatability:
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Description

Uyghur is the native language of over ten million people in Xinjiang and Central Asia. The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region occupies one sixth of China’s territory (nearly as large as Alaska). Significant communities of Uyghur-speakers are also located in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, and various other countries have Uyghur-speaking expatriate communities.

Learning Uyghur is a gateway to the Turkic world and Central Asia. Non-profits, government, the military, and international companies are all interested in finding people who speak Uyghur. Many students learning Uyghur use the language to explore a region that is still little-known and mysterious to many, yet crucial to China and the region’s future development and stability. The neighborhoods in Xinjiang thrum with a Middle Eastern beat and mosques and minarets grace the skyline. Street vendors offer spices, nuts, and fruits, jeweled knives, richly embroidered caps, or seasoned kebabs and savory Central Asian pilaf.

Class Format:

This course is offered via video-conferencing through the BTAA CourseShare program.

Schedule

MELANG 450 - Introductory Central Asian Language I
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001 (REC)
 Online
21337
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Note: This course is conducted via live video-conferencing.
002 (REC)
 Online
26592
Open
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MTuWThF 10:00AM - 10:50AM
Note: CourseShare with Indiana University via live video-conferencing. Please contact Professor Nazarova (gnazarov@indiana.edu)

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