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COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES & CIVILIZATION
TURKISH

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TKISH 199 Study Abroad (1-15, max. 15)
Credit for elementary Turkish in an approved Study Abroad program. Requires credit evaluation by department or faculty. Does not automatically apply to major or minor requirements. Offered: AWSpS.

TKISH 399 Study Abroad (1-15, max. 15)
Credit for elementary or intermediate Turkish in an approved Study Abroad program. Requires credit evaluation by department or faculty. Does not automatically apply to major or minor requirements. Offered: AWSpS.

TKISH 401 Intensive Elementary Turkish (15)
Introduces modern Turkish. Focuses on pronunciation and conversation; grammar and composition; and graded reading. Uses Latin characters throughout. Cannot be taken for credit if credit earned in TKISH 411, TKISH 412, and TKISH 413. Offered: S.
Instructor Course Description: Selim Sirri Kuru

TKISH 411 Elementary Turkish (5)
Introduction to modern Turkish. Pronunciation and conversation, grammar and composition, graded reading. Latin characters used throughout. First in a sequence of three.
Instructor Course Description: Selim Sirri Kuru

TKISH 412 Elementary Turkish (5)
Introduction to modern Turkish. Pronunciation and conversation, grammar and composition, graded reading. Latin characters used throughout. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKISH 411.
Instructor Course Description: Selim Sirri Kuru

TKISH 413 Elementary Turkish (5)
Introduction to modern Turkish. Pronunciation and conversation, grammar and composition, graded reading. Latin characters used throughout. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKISH 412.

TKISH 421 Intermediate Turkish (5) VLPA
Introduction to modern Turkish literature. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKISH 413.
Instructor Course Description: Selim Sirri Kuru

TKISH 422 Intermediate Turkish (5) VLPA
Introduction to modern Turkish literature. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKISH 421.
Instructor Course Description: Selim Sirri Kuru

TKISH 423 Intermediate Turkish (5) VLPA
Introduction to modern Turkish literature. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: TKISH 422.

TKISH 451 Readings in Turkish Literary History I: Modern (3) VLPA Kuru
The development of modern Turkish literature and its ties to, and divergence from, the Ottoman tradition. Readings in modern and Tanzimat poetry, short story, drama, and novel.
Instructor Course Description: Selim Sirri Kuru

TKISH 452 Readings in Turkish Literary History II: Literature of the Ottoman Empire (3) VLPA Kuru
The parallel development of the classical high-culture literature and the popular literatures of the Ottoman Empire. Readings in poetry, history, travel-literature, drama, and popular narrative forms. Prerequisite: TKISH 423.

TKISH 453 Ottoman Travelers and Geography (3) VLPA MacKay
Introduction to the geographic literature of Ottoman Turkish: readings from traditional cosmographies, travel journals, sailing instructions (portulans), ambassadorial and secret service reports. Prerequisite: TKISH 456.

TKISH 454 Turkish Literary Genres: Prose (3) VLPA
Major genres, styles, and themes of Turkish art-prose from Ottoman times to present; creation of stylistic and critical norms. Prerequisite: TKISH 423.
Instructor Course Description: Selim Sirri Kuru

TKISH 455 Turkish Literary Genres: Poetry (3) VLPA
Poetic traditions of Turkey with a focus on the development of peculiarly Turkish aspects of style and structure. Social functions of poetry and the poetic milieu. Prerequisite: TKISH 423.

TKISH 456 Introduction to Ottoman Turkish (3) VLPA Kuru
Introduction to Turkish in Arabic characters to cover the peculiar grammatical and syntactical problems of Ottoman.
Instructor Course Description: Selim Sirri Kuru

TKISH 490 Supervised Study (1-6, max. 18)
Special work in literary texts for graduates and undergraduates. Prerequisite: TKISH 423.

TKISH 496 Special Studies in Turkish (3-5, max. 15) VLPA
Topics vary.

TKISH 499 Undergraduate Research (1-6, max. 18)

TKISH 596 Special Studies in Turkish (3-5, max. 15)
Topics vary.

TKISH 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)