Courses

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Spring 2019

  • AN N EA M201 - Archaeological Research Design

    Instructor(s): Willemina Wendrich

    (Same as Anthropology M201C and Archaeology M201C.) Seminar, three hours. Requisites: Archaeology M201A, M201B. How to design archaeological projects in preparation for MA thesis or PhD phase. Students do exploratory research to select subject, then write research design that could form basis for extensive paper, grant application, or oral examination. Students work closely with faculty members and report weekly on their progress. Preparation of at least two oral progress-report presentations, one on theoretical framework and one on practical aspects of project. Final written research design that incorporates theoretical and practical aspects of research and formulates bridging arguments required. S/U or letter grading.

  • AN N EA 210 - Late Egyptian

    Instructor(s): Jonathan Winnerman

    Lecture, three hours. Requisites: courses 121A, 121B, 121C. Late Egyptian grammar and reading of both hieroglyphic and hieratic texts. May be repeated for credit. 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 264 - Egyptian Museum Collections

    Instructor(s): Kathlyn Cooney

    Seminar, two hours; research group meeting, one hour. Ancient Egyptian museum collections around world, data sets, provenance and dating studies, collection history and agenda, museology, and exhibition history. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. S/U or letter grading.

  • AN N EA 596 - Directed Individual Study

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosAaron BurkeElizabeth CarterKathlyn CooneyGiorgio BuccellatiDomenico IngenitoWilliam SchniedewindSuzanne SlyomovicsWillemina Wendrich

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

  • AN N EA 597 - Examination Preparation

    Instructor(s): Carol BakhosAaron BurkeElizabeth CarterCatherine BoneshoKathlyn 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 220 - Seminar: Islamic Texts

    Instructor(s): Asma Sayeed

    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.

  • 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 GanaSuzanne SlyomovicsAsma Sayeed

    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 231B - Intermediate Classical Armenian

    Instructor(s): Peter Cowe

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 230C. Intensive review of grammar and reading of select prose and poetic texts. May be taken independently for credit. Letter grading.

  • ARMENIA 250A - Seminar: Armenian Literature

    Instructor(s): Peter Cowe

    Seminar, three hours. Selected topics from various periods of Armenian literature. May be repeated for credit. S/U or 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): William Schniedewind

    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 250 - Seminar: Classcial Persian Literature

    Instructor(s): Domenico Ingenito

    Seminar, three hours. Requisites: courses 103A, 103B, 103C, 199. May be repeated twice for credit.

  • 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 291A - Variable Topics in Islamic Studies

    Instructor(s): Luke Yarbrough

    Seminar, three hours. Selected topics on Islam. May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U or letter grading.

  • ISLM ST 596 - Directed Individual Study

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

    (Formerly numbered Islamics 596.) 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

    (Formerly numbered Islamics 598.) 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

    (Formerly numbered Islamics 599.) Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • NR EAST 375 - Teaching Apprentice Practicum

    Instructor(s): Azza AhmadAaron BurkeKathlyn CooneyAbeer HamzaBeyza LorenzJacob NabelWilliam SchniedewindJeremy 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 495 - Preparation for Teaching Language and Literature in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

    Instructor(s): Andrew DanielsonAaron Burke

    Seminar, two hours. Problems and methods of presenting literary texts as exemplary materials in teaching of language and literature in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. Theory and classroom practice, with individual counseling and faculty evaluation of teaching assistant performances. May not be applied toward MA degree requirements. 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.

  • SEMITIC 210 - Ancient Aramaic Dialects

    Instructor(s): Catherine Bonesho

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 130. Reading of surviving inscriptions and papyri. Texts include Old Aramaic inscriptions, Egyptian Aramaic texts, Qumran Aramaic, and Targumic Aramaic. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter 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 Sabar

    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.

  • TURKIC 210A - Readings in Ottoman I

    Instructor(s): Beyza Lorenz

    Lecture, three hours. Examination of printed texts in Ottoman from 19th and 20th centuries to improve student competence to read, transliterate, and translate Ottoman texts. Readings include selections from newspapers, almanacs, travel books, and literary and historical texts. S/U or letter grading.