[Lawrence Mccrea <ljmccrea at midway.uchicago.edu>: Summer Sanskrit at University of Chicago]

David Magier magier at COLUMBIA.EDU
Sun Jan 30 17:30:04 EST 2000


Dear Colleagues,
I was asked to forward the following announcement to your mailing list
or listserv. Please contact Lawrence Mccrea directly for any further
info.
David Magier

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Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 00:04:43 -0600
From: Lawrence Mccrea <ljmccrea at midway.uchicago.edu>
To: magier at columbia.edu
Subject: Summer Sanskrit at University of Chicago

Dear Professor Magier,

I'd appreciate it if you could post the following to South Asia related
lists.  Thanks.

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                        SUMMER SANSKRIT AT UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

        This summer the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations
at the University of Chicago will be offering intensive courses in
Intermediate (second year) and Advanced (third/fourth year) Sanskrit.
The courses run from June 26 through August 25, 2000.  Descriptions
follow:


        INTERMEDIATE SANSKRIT 1, 2, 3

        This course sequence is designed for students who have studied the
basics of Classical Sanskrit grammar and have some experience in reading
simple Sanskrit texts.  The courses will consist of the reading of
excerpts from Sanskrit epic, dramatic and poetic works and, depending on
time available and student interest, narrative and/or philosophical
prose.  The goal of the course is to develop facility in reading by
exposing students to a variety of styes and genres of Classical Sanskrit
literature.  Prerequisite: At least one year prior study of Sanskrit.
Offered as part of The Summer Institute for Ancient and Medieval
Languages.
        (9 weeks, June 26 - August 25, 10:00 - 12:00 AM, MTWThF, Instructor:
Lawrence McCrea, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations)


        ADVANCED SANSKRIT 1, 2, 3

        This course sequence is designed for students with significant
experience in the reading of Sanskrit texts.  The courses will consist
of the reading and analysis of extended portions of Classicl Sanskrit
philosophical and poetic works.  The goal of the course is to give
students a subtantive acquaintance with some of the major monuments of
Sanskrit thought and culture.  Prerequisite: At least two years prior
study of Sanskrit.  Offered as part of The Summer Institute for Ancient
and Medieval Languages.
        (9 weeks, June 26 - August 25, 12:00 - 2:00 PM, MTWThF, Instructor:
Lawrence McCrea, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations)

        For further information on tuition, registration, fees, etc., please
contact:
                Summer Session Office
                Graham School of General Studies
                University of Chicago
                5835 South Kimbark Ave., Judd 207
                Chicago, IL 60637
                Telephone: 773/702-6033
                Fax: 773/702-6814
                Web-site: http://www.grahamschool.uchicago.edu

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