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COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
ASIAN LANGUAGES & LITERATURE
HINDI

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HINDI 311 Elementary Hindi (5)
Modern literary Hindi. Reading, writing, and conversation. Introduction to Devanagai script. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.
Instructor Course Description: Michael Shapiro Prem Pahlajrai

HINDI 312 Elementary Hindi (5)
Modern literary Hindi. Reading, writing, and conversation. Introduction to Devanagari script. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: HINDI 311. Offered: W.

HINDI 313 Elementary Hindi (5)
Modern literary Hindi. Reading, writing, and conversation. Introduction to Devanagari script. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: HINDI 312. Offered: Sp.

HINDI 321 Intermediate Hindi (5) VLPA
Systematic expansion of vocabulary and grammar. Intermediate-level prose and poetry readings. Oral drills. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: HINDI 313. Offered: A.
Instructor Course Description: Michael Shapiro Heidi R. Pauwels Prem Pahlajrai

HINDI 322 Intermediate Hindi (5) VLPA
Systematic expansion of vocabulary and grammar. Intermediate-level prose and poetry readings. Oral drills. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: HINDI 321. Offered: W.
Instructor Course Description: Prem Pahlajrai

HINDI 323 Intermediate Hindi (5) VLPA
Systematic expansion of vocabulary and grammar. Intermediate-level prose and poetry readings. Oral drills. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: HINDI 322. Offered: Sp.

HINDI 401 Advanced Hindi (5) VLPA
Rapid reading of contemporary Hindi prose, poetry, and drama. Advanced conversation and composition. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.
Instructor Course Description: Michael Shapiro

HINDI 402 Advanced Hindi (5) VLPA
Rapid reading of contemporary Hindi prose, poetry, and drama. Advanced conversation and composition. Second in a sequence of three. Offered: W.
Instructor Course Description: Michael Shapiro

HINDI 403 Advanced Hindi (5) VLPA
Rapid reading of contemporary Hindi prose, poetry, and drama. Advanced conversation and composition. Third in a sequence of three. Offered: Sp.

HINDI 404 Derivational Morphology of Hindi/Urdu (3) VLPA Shapiro
A systematic introduction to the derivational morphology of Hindi/Urdu. Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, and English elements in Hindi/Urdu. Treatment of derivational prefixes and suffixes, stem alternations, and methods of compound formation. Prerequisite: HINDI 323.

HINDI 421 Survey of Modern Hindi Literature (3) VLPA Pauwels, Shapiro
Survey of Hindi literature from the late nineteenth century to the present. Readings from representative short stories. Prerequisite: HINDI 403.

HINDI 422 Survey of Modern Hindi Literature (3) VLPA Pauwels, Shapiro
Survey of Hindi literature from the late nineteenth century to the present. Readings from representative poems. Prerequisite: HINDI 403.

HINDI 423 Survey of Modern Hindi Literature (3) VLPA Pauwels, Shapiro
Survey of Hindi literature from the late nineteenth century to the present. Readings from representative novels. Prerequisite: HINDI 403.
Instructor Course Description: Heidi R. Pauwels

HINDI 431 Advanced Conversational Hindi (3, max. 9) VLPA
Conversational practice in contemporary Hindi. Prerequisite: HINDI 323.
Instructor Course Description: Jennifer E. Dubrow

HINDI 451 Advanced Hindi Readings (3, max. 9) VLPA
Readings in modern standard Hindi prose texts drawn from diverse disciplines. Prerequisite: HINDI 403.

HINDI 499 Undergraduate Research (3-5, max. 15)
Primarily for Hindi language and literature majors. Offered: AWSpS.

HINDI 501 Studies in Medieval Braj Literature (3, max. 9) Pauwels
Introduction to the Braj dialect of Hindi and its literature. Prose readings and selected poetry by Surdas, Raskhan, Bihari, and others. Prerequisite: HINDI 403 or equivalent.

HINDI 502 Studies in Medieval Avadhi Literature (3, max. 9) Pauwels
Introduction to the Avadhi dialect of Hindi and its literature. Readings from Ramcaritmanas of Tulsidas and Padmavat of Muhammad Malik Jayasi. Prerequisite: HINDI 403 or equivalent.
Instructor Course Description: Heidi R. Pauwels

HINDI 503 Studies in Medieval Sant Literature (3, max. 9) Shapiro
Introduction to the language and literature of Sant poets. Readings include Guru Nanak's Japuji and excerpts from Kabir's Granthavali. Prerequisite: HINDI 403 or equivalent.

HINDI 504 Studies in Medieval Rajasthani Literature (3) Pauwels
Introduction to the literary language of Rajasthan. Reading of extracts from representative selections from Rajasthani literature. Prerequisite: HINDI 403 or equivalent.

HINDI 510 Structure of Hindi (3) Shapiro
Grammatical analysis of Hindi phonology, syntax, and semantics. Readings from both Western and native grammarians. Prerequisite: HINDI 403 or permission of instructor; recommended: course in linguistics.