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Spring/Summer 2002 Course Guide

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Courses in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

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Summer Half-Term Courses


Summer Quechua Language Study in Cuzco

The annual Quechua Study program will be held in Cuzco, Peru, from July 3 to August 16, 2001. This is the fourth year that Latin American and Caribbean Studies has cosponsored the Summer Quechua Study program held at the Escuela Andina de Postgrado, Centro de Estudios Regionales "Bartolomé de las Casas," in Cuzco, Peru. The program is open to all college and university undergraduate and graduate students who wish to learn Southern Quechua. This unique program offers high quality intensive language instruction through the faculty of the Escuela Andina de Postgrado and the unusual experience of living and learning in the ancient Inka capital of Cuzco.

Classes will meet intensively for seven weeks. These courses meet daily for 4 hours per day, a total of 140 language instruction contact hours per course. Enrollment will be limited to 15 for each of the five levels. The program is open to all graduate and professional school students. A series of lectures on Quechua culture and history and an extensive program of excursions and cultural events will supplement the courses.

Students who wish to take the Quechua and receive academic credit from the University of Michigan should apply through Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Michigan. Further information is availalbe on the program website, http://www.umich.edu/%7Eiinet/lacs/quechua.html


LACS 471. Elementary Quechua, I.

Section 201 FIELD SCHOOL SEMINAR IN PERU. MEETS JUL 3 - AUG 16. STUDENTS MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR 472. PLEASE CONTACT L A C S (763-0553) FOR INFORMATION.

Instructor(s): Bruce Mannheim (mannheim@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (Excl).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Quechua, the language of the Inkas, is spoken today by millions of people in Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia. It has a written literature that goes back to the sixteenth century.

Course designed to introduce students with little or no Quechua proficiency to conversational and cultural skills needed to use the language in real life situations. Covers both written and spoken Quechua; emphasis is on developing conversational ability.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

LACS 472. Elementary Quechua, II.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): Bruce Mannheim (mannheim@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Quechua 471. (4). (Excl).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Second-term continuation of Elementary Quechua I; course introduces basic structure of Quechua while focusing on the development of speaking and reading skills.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

LACS 473. Intermediate Quechua, I.

Section 201 FIELD SCHOOL SEMINAR IN PERU. MEETS JUL 3 - AUG 16. STUDENTS MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR 474. PLEASE CONTACT L A C S (763-0553) FOR INFORMATION.

Instructor(s): Bruce Mannheim (mannheim@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Quechua 472. (4). (Excl).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Quechua, the language of the Inkas, is spoken today by millions of people in Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia. It has a written literature that goes back to the sixteenth century.

Emphasis is on conversation, but attention is also given to grammatical structure. Students learn complex structural patterns, build up vocabulary, get acquainted with Andean culture and society, and develop conversation skills.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

LACS 474. Intermediate Quechua, II.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): Bruce Mannheim (mannheim@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Quechua 473. (4). (Excl).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Continuation of intermediate Quechua emphasizing conversational skills and grammatical structure. Students learn complex structural patterns, build up vocabulary, get acquainted with Andean culture and society, and develop conversation skills.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

LACS 475. Advanced Quechua, I.

Section 201 FIELD SCHOOL SEMINAR IN PERU. MEETS JUL 3 - AUG 16. STUDENTS MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR 476. PLEASE CONTACT L A C S (763-0553) FOR INFORMATION.

Instructor(s): Bruce Mannheim (mannheim@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Quechua 474. (4). (Excl).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Continuation of advanced Quechua. Course is designed to improve conversation skills, build up vocabulary, and heighten reading ability. Reading materials inform students of Andean culture, history, and literature. Students learn more accurate syntax, pragmatic ways of expression, and ways of thinking in Quechua.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

LACS 476. Advanced Quechua, II.

Section 201.

Instructor(s): Bruce Mannheim (mannheim@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Quechua 475. (4). (Excl).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Continuation of advanced Quechua. Course is designed to improve conversation skills, build up vocabulary, and heighten reading ability. Strengthened aural/oral training is given. Students work with original, unedited texts as well as with edited, re-transcribed materials in Quechua literature.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: 5, Permission of Instructor

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