Courses

  • For information about specific section times and locations  please view the UCLA Schedule of Classes.
  • For a complete listing of department courses visit the UCLA General Catalog.

Fall 2019

  • AN N EA 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Kathlyn CooneyCarol BakhosGiorgio BuccellatiAaron BurkeElizabeth CarterDomenico IngenitoWilliam SchniedewindSuzanne SlyomovicsWillemina WendrichCatherine Bonesho

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • AN N EA 220 - Seminar: Ancient Egypt

    Instructor(s): Kathlyn Cooney

    Seminar, three hours. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • AN N EA C223A - Coptic

    Instructor(s): Jonathan Winnerman

    Lecture, three hours. Introduction to Coptic, final phase of Egyptian language, which is attested in writing from circa 300 to 1400 CE. Devoted to learning Coptic alphabet, grammar, and vocabulary (Sahidic dialect), with particular emphasis on historical linguistics. Concurrently scheduled with course C123A. S/U or letter grading.

  • AN N EA 230 - Seminar: Ancient Syria/Palestine

    Instructor(s): Aaron Burke

    Seminar, three hours. Examination of selected topics on political, social, and intellectual history of ancient Israel. Exploration of how historical, social, and political contexts shaped and influenced interpretation and use of biblical texts. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • AN N EA 260 - Seminar: Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology

    Instructor(s): Elizabeth Carter

    Seminar, two hours. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • AN N EA 261 - Practical Field Archaeology

    Instructor(s): Willemina WendrichKathlyn Cooney

    Fieldwork, two hours. Participation in archaeological excavations or other archaeological research in Near East under staff supervision. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • AN N EA 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosCatherine BoneshoAaron BurkeKathlyn CooneyJacco DielemanDomenico IngenitoWilliam SchniedewindSuzanne SlyomovicsWillemina Wendrich

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • AN N EA 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosAaron BurkeElizabeth CarterKathlyn CooneyMichael CoopersonWilliam SchniedewindSuzanne SlyomovicsWillemina Wendrich

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • ARABIC 250 - Seminar: Premodern Arabic Literature

    Instructor(s): Michael Cooperson

    Seminar, three hours. Readings in Arabic texts from variety of periods and genres, along with appropriate secondary literature. Topics include pre-Islamic poetry and oratory, Qur'an, Umayyad and Abbasid poetry and literary prose, Hadith and Fiqh, historiography, biography, geography, medicine, mathematics, theology, asceticism, and mysticism. May be repeated for maximum of 24 units. S/U or letter grading.

  • ARABIC 496 - Arabic Language Pedagogy Course

    Instructor(s): Azza Ahmad

    Seminar, three hours. Taught in English and Arabic. Discussion of multiple topics pertaining to Arabic language teaching and learning. Content designed to address Arabic language pedagogy, with emphasis on practical issues and applications of different language teaching methodologies. Activities include lectures, classroom observations, and teaching demonstrations. Participants collaborate on projects that investigate issues related to teaching different language skills, such as listening, speaking, reading, and writing. S/U grading.

  • ARABIC 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Michael CoopersonNouri GanaAsma SayeedSuzanne Slyomovics

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • ARABIC 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Michael CoopersonNouri GanaAsma Sayeed

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • ARABIC 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Michael CoopersonNouri GanaAsma Sayeed

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • ARMENIA 230A - Elementary Classical Armenian

    Instructor(s): Peter Cowe

    Lecture, three hours. Course 230A is requisite to 230B, which is requisite to 230C. Introduction to grammar of classical literary language (5th to mid-19th century) and guided readings in narrative prose texts. Letter grading.

  • ARMENIA 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Peter Cowe

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • ARMENIA 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Peter Cowe

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • ARMENIA 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Peter Cowe

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • HEBREW 220 - Studies in Hebrew Biblical Literature

    Instructor(s): Catherine Bonesho

    Seminar, three hours. Critical study of Hebrew texts in relation to major versions; philological, comparative, literary, and historical study of various biblical books. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • HEBREW C240 - Modern Hebrew Poetry and Prose

    Instructor(s): Lev Hakak

    Lecture, three hours. Requisites: courses 103A, 103B, and 103C, or equivalent knowledge of Hebrew. Study of major Hebrew writers of past 100 years. May be repeated for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C140. Letter grading.

  • HEBREW 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosLev HakakYona SabarWilliam Schniedewind

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • HEBREW 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosLev HakakYona SabarWilliam Schniedewind

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • HEBREW 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosLev HakakYona SabarWilliam Schniedewind

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • IRANIAN M222A - Vedic

    Instructor(s): Stephanie Watkins

    (Same as Indo-European Studies M222A and South Asian M222A.) Lecture, three hours. Preparation: knowledge of Sanskrit equivalent to South Asian 110C. Characteristics of Vedic dialect and readings in Rig-Vedic hymns. May not be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • IRANIAN M230A - Old Iranian

    Instructor(s): M Shayegan

    (Same as Indo-European Studies M230A.) Lecture, four hours. Studies in grammars and texts of Old Persian and Avestan. Comparative considerations. May not be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • IRANIAN 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Domenico IngenitoM Shayegan

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • IRANIAN 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Domenico IngenitoM Shayegan

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • IRANIAN 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Domenico IngenitoM Shayegan

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • NR EAST 375 - Teaching Apprentice Practicum

    Instructor(s): Azza AhmadCatherine BoneshoM ShayeganAaron BurkeKathlyn CooneyAbeer HamzaBeyza LorenzJeremy SmoakWillemina WendrichLuke Yarbrough

    Seminar, to be arranged. Preparation: apprentice personnel employment as teaching assistant, associate, or fellow. Teaching apprenticeship under active guidance and supervision of regular faculty member responsible for curriculum and instruction at UCLA. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • NR EAST 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosLev HakakWilliam Schniedewind

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • NR EAST 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosLev HakakWilliam Schniedewind

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • NR EAST 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosLev HakakWilliam Schniedewind

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • NR EAST M287 - Central Asian Studies: Discipline, Methods, Debates

    Instructor(s): Domenico Ingenito

    (Same as Anthropology M247Q and History M287.) Seminar, two hours. Introduction to study of central Asia as practiced in humanities and social sciences disciplines. S/U grading.

  • SEMITIC 240 - Seminar: Akkadian Language

    Instructor(s): Barbara Cifola

    Seminar, two hours. Readings of texts from various dialects of Akkadian; selected problems in linguistic analysis of Akkadian dialects. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • SEMITIC 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Yona Sabar

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • SEMITIC 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Yona SabarBarbara Cifola

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • SEMITIC 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Yona Sabar

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • ISLM ST 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Khaled Abou El FadlVinay LalBehnam SadeghiAsma Sayeed

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • ISLM ST 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Khaled Abou El FadlVinay LalAsma Sayeed

    (Formerly numbered Islamics 597.) Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • ISLM ST 598 - MA Thesis Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Khaled Abou El FadlVinay LalAsma Sayeed

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U or letter grading.

  • ISLM ST 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Khaled Abou El FadlVinay LalAsma Sayeed

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.