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Winter '01 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in South & Southeast Asia


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Winter Term, 2001 (January 4 April 26)

Open courses in South & Southeast Asia
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Wolverine Access Subject listing for SSEA

Winter Term '01 Time Schedule for South & Southeast Asia.


SSEA 402. Advanced Thai.

S&SEA Language Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Montatip Krishnamra (Montatip@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: S&SEA 401. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

In this course students will complete the move from material written specifically for foreign language learners to "real" Thai, including such genres as newspaper articles, essays, and fiction. Class discussion of the reading selections and other topics will be in Thai, giving students the chance to acquire more sophisticated oral skills such as those of advancing and supporting opinions and interpretations. Written assignments will advance students' facility at writing Thai.

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SSEA 404. Advanced Indonesian.

S&SEA Language Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Margaretha M Sudarsih (Sudarsih@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: S&SEA 403. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The course is aimed at the further development of the student's proficiency in the four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) in modern Indonesian. The course work is designed to improve the student's command of basic grammatical structures as well as to build advanced vocabulary. Sociocultural orientation will increase the student's familiarity with the important sociolinguistic aspects of Indonesian language use. The course stresses active manipulation of practical vocabulary for both formal and informal language situations. Readings further the student's exposure to modern Indonesian literature. Evaluation is based on classroom performance, homework assignments, tests, and a final exam or project.

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SSEA 406. Advanced Hindi-Urdu.

S&SEA Language Courses

Section 001.

Prerequisites: S&SEA 206, 316, or 366. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

S&SEA 406 is the second term of the third year Hindi course. It is open to students who have taken two years of Hindi at UM or another university in this country. Emphasis is on reading of texts in various genres, vocabulary development, and grammar (review and advanced topics). Speaking skills are maintained by conducting parts of the class in Hindi. The course is particularly appropriate for graduate students who want to use Hindi as a language for interaction and research in India, and for undergraduates with an interest in South Asia.

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SSEA 408(534). Advanced Tagalog.

S&SEA Language Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Adelwisa L Agas Weller (alagawel@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: S&SEA 407. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Various approaches will be used to improve students' proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking the Tagalog/Filipino language. Students will be assigned a composition on various topics to write each week. Letters to email-pals or articles written in a web-page will also be assigned. Several times during the academic term, the students will be required to listen to audio-cassettes or view videotapes concerning the history, culture, and/or politics of the Philippines in order to use them for their compositions or discussions. Readings will include articles of topical interest, stories, poems, essays and others.

Class members are expected to give several brief presentations and lead the subsequent discussions (in Tagalog). The final grade will be based on the compositions as well as class participation. Class will be conducted primarily in Tagalog.

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SSEA 414. Advanced Tamil.

S&SEA Language Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Karunakaran Krishnamoorthy (karuna@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: S&SEA 413. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to further students' skill in understanding the diglossic nature of Tamil and different styles of writing, the history and introduction to Tamil literature and land, as well as to increase their proficiency in reading novels and modern poetry. A standard set of text books are used. Further, students will be required to listen to and comprehend graded dialogues chosen from daily conversations, public speeches, and movies. Evaluation is based on classroom performance, assignments, weekly tests, and a final exam.

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SSEA 416. Advanced Vietnamese.

S&SEA Language Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Thi Nga Nguyen (duc@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: S&SEA 415. (4).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course aims at improving the students' proficiency in reading and writing, although increasing emphasis is given to text analysis and discussion. A wide selection of materials, ranging from literary books to newspapers, folk stories and other economic and cultural articles, will provide the students opportunities to get acquainted with various sociocultural aspects of Vietnam. Course evaluation will be graded on classroom attendance and performance, homework assignments, and a final examination.

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SSEA 462/Asian Studies 462. Writing, Culture, and History: Perspectives on Indonesia.

Culture Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Nancy K Florida (nflorida@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Drawing on materials concerning Indonesian culture, history, and literature, the course will consider the colonial and postcolonial formation of Indonesia as a subject of scholarly study. Among the questions the course will address are: how is the Indonesian past recalled and how is Indonesian culture represented?

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SSEA 464. Advanced Readings of Modern Indonesian Texts II.

Culture Courses in Indonesian

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Nancy K Florida (nflorida@umich.edu)

Prerequisites: S&SEA 404. (3). May be repeated for a total of six credits.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The course is designed to introduce the student to critical readings of modern Indonesian texts. A reading and speaking knowledge of modern Indonesian is prerequisite. With an emphasis on text analysis, the student is required to produce critical commentaries on (and sometimes translations of) selected passages from a variety of assigned texts. The course is run as a seminar with discussion conducted in Indonesian. Evaluation is based on the written assignments and classroom performance.

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SSEA 487. South Asian Languages.

S&SEA Language Courses

Section 001.

Prerequisites: A course in phonology and a course in syntax. (3).

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This is a "directed readings" course, designed for students who have a specific need for individualized language instruction in a South Asian Language. Permission of the department is required.

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SSEA 491. Individual Study of South and Southeast Asian Language.

S&SEA Language Courses

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. (1-5). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of ten credits.

Credits: (1-5).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

A course for students who want to arrange a program of individual directed study of a South/Southeast Asian language.

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SSEA 699. Directed Readings in South and SE Asia.

Section 001.

Prerequisites: Instructor permission. Graduate standing. (1-8). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-8).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

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