[INDOLOGY] Classical Kannada at Würzburg in January 2018

Anna Aurelia Esposito anna.esposito at uni-wuerzburg.de
Tue Oct 10 06:06:27 UTC 2017

Dear Colleagues,

we invite applications for our intensive course

"Kannada as a Classical Language",

conducted by Prof. B.A. Viveka Rai at the Chair of Indology, Würzburg  
University, January 15th until 19th 2018.

In this course, besides the classical literary genre Champu, Shatpadi  
poetry will be introduced. Selected major texts of classical Kannada,  
viz. Janna's Yashodhara Charite (chapters 3 and 4), Kumaravyasa’s  
Bharata, Raghavanka’s Harishchandra Kavya and Chamarasa’s  
Prabhulingalile will be read and studied.

Prof. Dr. B.A. Viveka Rai is a retired professor of Kannada Literature  
and Folklore at the University of Mangalore. Since 2010, he is a  
regular guest professor at the Chair of Indology, University of  
Würzburg, teaching Kannada and classical Kannada, as well as courses  
on the culture and literature of Karnataka.

The participation is free (no fees), but participants may be requested  
to pay for teaching materials. For any questions and for registration  
please write to Anna Aurelia Esposito (anna.esposito at uni-wuerzburg.de).

We would be grateful if you could widely circulate this call for applications.

Best regards,
Anna Aurelia Esposito

PD Dr. Anna Aurelia Esposito
Universitaet Wuerzburg
Lehrstuhl fuer Indologie / Suedasienkunde
Philosophiegebaude, Zi. 8U6
Am Hubland
97074 Wuerzburg
Tel: ++49-(0)931-3185512
Bachgasse 3
97070 Wuerzburg
Tel: ++49-(0)931-3042293
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