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Spring 2015 Graduate Courses

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Ancient Near East

AN N EA C223B. COPTIC
LEC 1
Instructor: THE STAFF
Course Description: Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course C223A. Introduction to Coptic, final phase of Egyptian language, which is attested in writing from circa 300 to 1400 CE. Introduction to variety of Coptic textual genres, from hagiographies to homilies, magical spells, private letters, legal contracts, and Gnostic Gospels found in Nag Hammadi. Readings in texts in dialects other than Sahidic (Bohairic, Fayumic, Akhmimic). Concurrently scheduled with course C123B. S/U or letter grading. Units: 5.0

Arabic

ARABIC 220. SEMINAR: ISLAMIC TEXTS
SEM 1
Instructor: SAYEED, A.
Course Description: Seminar, three hours. Major Islamic thinkers and their works from classical period to modern times. Coverage of doctrines and hermeneutics of various schools of thought in Islam, such as Ahl al-sunna wa'l-jama'a, Shi'a, Mu'tazila, and Sufis. May be organized around one author and his works, multiple authors and their works, or specific topic with representative readings from various schools. Exploration of secondary literature in Arabic and other languages for student research papers. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

ARABIC 220. SEMINAR: ISLAMIC TEXTS
SEM 2
Instructor: POONAWALA, I.K.
Course Description: Seminar, three hours. Major Islamic thinkers and their works from classical period to modern times. Coverage of doctrines and hermeneutics of various schools of thought in Islam, such as Ahl al-sunna wa'l-jama'a, Shi'a, Mu'tazila, and Sufis. May be organized around one author and his works, multiple authors and their works, or specific topic with representative readings from various schools. Exploration of secondary literature in Arabic and other languages for student research papers. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

Architecture and Urban Design

ARCH&UD 289. SPECIAL TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN
LEC 4
Instructor: FAVRO, D.G. / TA
Course Description: Lecture, two hours; discussion, two hours. A lecture course on Renaissance to Baroque architecture. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading. Units: 2.0 - 4.0 Variable

Armenian

Not scheduled this quarter.

Art History

ART HIS 218E. COLONIAL LATIN AMERICAN ART
LEC 1
Instructor: BLACK, C.V.
Course Description: Lecture, three hours. Hybrid visual cultures created in aftermath of this cultural collision in Mexico, former Viceroyalty of New Spain, from 16th to 18th century. Topics include theories of conquest and colonization; role of art and architecture in conquest, conversion, and colonization; indigenous artistic responses and creation of hybrid visual practices in featherwork, manuscripts, painting, sculpture, and architecture; maps and geography of colonization; urban planning and utopian ideals; Counter-Reformation and politics of representation; saints' cults and gender ideologies; Aztec and Hispanic Catholic blood sacrifice imagery; processional sculpture and fiestas; cult of Virgin of Guadalupe; and arts and rise of Creole nationalism. Analysis of variety of readings, including indigenous accounts of conquest and Inquisition guidelines for religious imagery. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

ART HIS 225. MEDIEVAL ART
SEM 1
Instructor: COHEN, M.M.
Course Description: Seminar, two hours. Studies in selected topics in Byzantine and European medieval art. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

ART HIS 240. BAROQUE ART
SEM 1
Instructor: BLACK, C.V.
Course Description: Seminar, two hours. Emphasis on selected topic (e.g., particular artist, trend, or problem). Research papers and oral reports required. Language requirements depend on area of focus. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

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C

Celtic Studies

Not scheduled this quarter.

Chinese

Not scheduled this quarter.

Classics

CLASSICS M218. PALEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AND VERNACULAR MANUSCRIPTS, 900 TO 1500
LEC 1
Instructor: ROUSE, R.H.
Course Description: (Same as Classics M218, English M215, and French M210.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Introduction to history of Latin and vernacular manuscript book from 900 to 1500 to (1) train students to make informed judgments with regard to place and date of origin, (2) provide training in accurate reading and transcription of later medieval scripts, and (3) examine manuscript book as witness to changing society that produced it. Focus on relationship between Latin manuscripts and vernacular manuscripts with regard to their respective presentation of written texts. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

Comparative Literature

Not scheduled this quarter.

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Economics

Not scheduled this quarter.

English

ENGL M215. PALEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AND VERNACULAR MANUSCRIPTS, 900 TO 1500
LEC 1
Instructor: ROUSE, R.H.
Course Description: (Same as Classics M218, English M215, and French M210.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Introduction to history of Latin and vernacular manuscript book from 900 to 1500 to (1) train students to make informed judgments with regard to place and date of origin, (2) provide training in accurate reading and transcription of later medieval scripts, and (3) examine manuscript book as witness to changing society that produced it. Focus on relationship between Latin manuscripts and vernacular manuscripts with regard to their respective presentation of written texts. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

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French

FRNCH M210. PALEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AND VERNACULAR MANUSCRIPTS, 900 TO 1500
LEC 1
Instructor: ROUSE, R.H.
Course Description: (Same as Classics M218, English M215, and French M210.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Introduction to history of Latin and vernacular manuscript book from 900 to 1500 to (1) train students to make informed judgments with regard to place and date of origin, (2) provide training in accurate reading and transcription of later medieval scripts, and (3) examine manuscript book as witness to changing society that produced it. Focus on relationship between Latin manuscripts and vernacular manuscripts with regard to their respective presentation of written texts. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

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Gender Studies

Not scheduled this quarter.

German

GERMAN 231. GOTHIC
DIS 1
Instructor: STEVENS, C.M.
Course Description: Discussion, three hours. Systematic study of phonology and grammar of Gothic language, with readings in Wulfila's translation of Bible and introduction to history of Goths and their place in development of modern Europe. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

Greek

Not scheduled this quarter.

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Hebrew

HEBREW 230. RABBINIC HEBREW LITERATURE
SEM 1
Instructor: THE STAFF
Course Description: Seminar, three hours. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

History

HIST 201J. TOPICS IN HISTORY: NEAR EAST
SEM 1
Class Title: Secular Sciences in Premodern Islamic World
Instructor: MORONY, M.G.
Course Description: Seminar, three hours. Graduate course involving reading, lecturing, and discussion of selected topics. May be repeated for credit. When concurrently scheduled with course 191, undergraduates must obtain consent of instructor to enroll. S/U or letter grading.
Class Description: Investigation of reception of science from ancient world; scientific methods and theories; developments in areas of astronomy, medicine, mathematics, anatomy, physics, etc.; decline debate; and transmission of science to western Europe. Units: 4.0

HIST M218. PALEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AND VERNACULAR MANUSCRIPTS, 900 TO 1500
LEC 1
Instructor: ROUSE, R.H.
Course Description: (Same as Classics M218, English M215, and French M210.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Introduction to history of Latin and vernacular manuscript book from 900 to 1500 to (1) train students to make informed judgments with regard to place and date of origin, (2) provide training in accurate reading and transcription of later medieval scripts, and (3) examine manuscript book as witness to changing society that produced it. Focus on relationship between Latin manuscripts and vernacular manuscripts with regard to their respective presentation of written texts. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

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Indo-European Studies

Not scheduled this quarter.

Iranian

Not scheduled this quarter.

Islamic Studies

Not scheduled this quarter.

Italian

ITALIAN 216B. STUDIES IN THE RENAISSANCE: ARIOSTO AND RENAISSANCE EPIC
LEC 1
Instructor: MOUDARRES, A.
Course Description: Lecture, three hours. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

ITALIAN 216D. STUDIES IN THE RENAISSANCE: RENAISSANCE THEATER
LEC 1
Instructor: CIAVOLELLA, M.
Course Description: Lecture, three hours. S/U or letter grading. Units: 4.0

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Japanese

Not scheduled this quarter.

Jewish Studies

Not scheduled this quarter.

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Korean

Not scheduled this quarter.

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Latin

LATIN 240. HISTORY OF LATIN LANGUAGE
LEC 1
Instructor: VINE, B.H.
Course Description: Lecture, three hours. Development of Latin from earliest monuments until its emergence in Romance languages. S/U or letter grading. Units: 2.0 / 4.0 Alternate

Law

Not scheduled this quarter.

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Musicology

MUSCLGY C490T. EARLY MUSIC ENSEMBLE
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ACT 1
Instructor: LE GUIN, E.C. / TA
Course Description: Activity, four hours. Preparation: audition. Group performance of Western vocal and instrumental music from historical periods prior to 1800. Early instruments may be used at instructor's discretion. May be repeated for credit without limitation. May be concurrently scheduled with Music History CM90T. S/U or letter grading.  Units: 4.0

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Near Eastern Languages

Not scheduled this quarter.

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Philosophy

Not scheduled this quarter.

Political Science

Not scheduled this quarter.

Portuguese

PORTGSE M205A. DEVELOPMENT OF PORTUGUESE AND SPANISH LANGUAGES
LEC 1
Instructor: QUICOLI, A.C.
Course Description: (Same as Spanish M205A.) Lecture, three hours. Intensive study of historical development of Portuguese and Spanish languages from their origin in spoken Latin. Units: 4.0

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Romance Linguistics

Not scheduled this quarter.

Russian

Not scheduled this quarter.

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Scandinavian

Not scheduled this quarter.

Semitics

Not scheduled this quarter.

Slavic Languages and Literature

Not scheduled this quarter.

Spanish

SPAN M205A. DEVELOPMENT OF PORTUGUESE AND SPANISH LANGUAGES
LEC 1
Instructor: QUICOLI, A.C.
Course Description: (Same as Portuguese M205A.) Lecture, three hours. Intensive study of historical development of Portuguese and Spanish languages from their origin in spoken Latin. Units: 4.0

SPAN 221. MEDIEVAL LYRIC POETRY
LEC 1
Instructor: DAGENAIS, J.C.
Course Description:Lecture, three hours. The course surveys the varieties of lyric poetry composed in the Iberian Peninsula in the Middle Ages, with an emphasis on the physical manuscript context of the lyric and the changing ideas of authorship which it reflects.  Works or authors to be read include: "Razón de amor," "kharjas," Cancionero de Ripoll, Martim Codax, Ausias March.  We will look at lyric from the Hispano-Arabic tradition as well as Hispano-Latin, Castilian, Catalan, Occitan and Galician-Portuguese lyric.  Spanish and/or English translations will be provided for non-Spanish poetry.Units: 4.0

SPAN 291A. COLONIAL STUDIES RESEARCH GROUP
RGP 1
Instructor: PARODI-LEWIN, C.
Course Description: Research group meeting, two hours. Limited to graduate students. Course 291A is requisite to 291B. Discussion and analysis of colonial manuscripts. Specific topics vary from year to year. Production of student papers for publication and/or presentation at conferences or symposia. S/U grading. Units: 2.0

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T

Theater

Not scheduled this quarter.

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