Courses

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  • For a complete listing of department courses visit the UCLA General Catalog.

Fall 2020

  • AN N EA 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Kathlyn CooneyElizabeth CarterAaron BurkeWilliam SchniedewindM ShayeganSuzanne SlyomovicsWillemina WendrichCatherine BoneshoCarol Bakhos

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • AN N EA 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosAaron BurkeCatherine BoneshoElizabeth CarterKathlyn CooneyDomenico IngenitoWilliam SchniedewindM ShayeganSuzanne SlyomovicsWillemina Wendrich

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • AN N EA C277 - Variable Topics in Ancient Near East

    Instructor(s): Jonathan Winnerman

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Variable topics; consult Schedule of Classes for topics to be offered in specific term. Concurrently scheduled with course CM177. S/U or letter grading.

  • AN N EA 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Willemina WendrichSuzanne SlyomovicsM ShayeganWilliam SchniedewindDomenico IngenitoKathlyn CooneyElizabeth CarterAaron BurkeCatherine BoneshoCarol Bakhos

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

  • AN N EA 263 - Seminar: Egyptian Monuments

    Instructor(s): Kathlyn Cooney

    Seminar, two hours. Selected monuments and sites in Egypt, including Delta, Nile Valley, desert sites, wadis, oases, and border regions. Architecture and decoration of temples and tombs, statuary and monuments, settlement and use history, text translation of appropriate documents, including stelae, monumental inscriptions, or pertinent socioeconomic texts. May be repeated. 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.

  • ARABIC C241 - Modern Arabic Literature

    Instructor(s): Nouri Gana

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 102C. Conducted in English and Arabic, with all required readings in original Arabic only. Readings in modern Arabic literature, variably organized across or around particular trends, genres, topics, canonical authors, regional, or national literatures, mixing thematic and formal analyses of literary and critical texts and making use of film, video-clip, and song in approaching literary culture. May be repeated for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C141. Letter 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 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 SayeedSuzanne Slyomovics

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • ARABIC 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Michael CoopersonNouri GanaAsma SayeedSuzanne Slyomovics

    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 230 - Rabbinic Hebrew Literature

    Instructor(s): Carol Bakhos

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

  • HEBREW 235 - Hebrew Literature of Second Temple Period

    Instructor(s): Catherine Bonesho

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for students who have basic language skills and capacities necessary for reading Biblical Hebrew or Rabbinic Hebrew. Reading, analysis, and interpretation of Hebrew literature composed during Second Temple period. Relevant sources include Chronicles, Ezra-Nehemiah, Ecclesiastes, Ben Sira, Daniel, Dead Sea Scrolls, and other documents from Judean desert, and various aprocrypha and pseudepigrapha. Special attention to historical development of Hebrew language and literature in relation to both earlier biblical sources, styles, grammar, and syntax and to subsequent Rabbinic writings. Course builds following skills: reading unpointed texts, mastering distinctive elements of vocabulary, idiom, and syntax of Second Temple Hebrew, and analyzing relationships between biblical and postbiblical sources. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • HEBREW 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosCatherine BoneshoLev HakakWilliam Schniedewind

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

  • HEBREW 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosCatherine BoneshoLev HakakWilliam Schniedewind

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • HEBREW 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosCatherine BoneshoLev HakakWilliam Schniedewind

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U 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.

  • ISLM ST 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Khaled Abou El FadlAsma SayeedLuke Yarbrough

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

  • ISLM ST 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Khaled Abou El FadlAsma SayeedLuke Yarbrough

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

  • ISLM ST 598 - MA Thesis Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Khaled Abou El FadlAsma SayeedLuke Yarbrough

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

  • ISLM ST 599 - PhD Dissertation Research and Preparation

    Instructor(s): Khaled Abou El FadlVinay LalAsma SayeedLuke Yarbrough

    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.

  • NR EAST 375 - Teaching Apprentice Practicum

    Instructor(s): Kinda Al RifaeAndrew DanielsonKathlyn CooneyMichael CoopersonDomenico IngenitoJeremy SmoakAsma SayeedWillemina WendrichCatherine Bonesho

    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.