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Courses in LSA Near Eastern Studies
The Department of Near Eastern Studies offers instruction in the languages, literatures, histories, cultures and religions of the ancient Near East and the medieval and modern Middle East. The department’s language offerings provide the foundation for the academic study of the literatures, histories, cultures and religions of the region. The ancient language offerings include Sumerian, Egyptian, Akkadian, Hittite, Ugaritic, Avestan, Aramaic, and Classical Hebrew. The medieval and modern language offerings include Armenian, Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Turkish, and Uzbek. The undergraduate programs in the department are designed to initiate the academic study of the region, enhance the student’s critical skills, and promote an increased understanding of the historical processes underlying the transformation of cultures. Special Department Policy: The student must maintain at least a grade of a C in each term of a required concentration language. Those courses for which a student receives a lesser grade must be repeated.
Armenian Studies (ARMENIAN)
ARMENIAN 101. Western Armenian I
(4). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ARMENIAN 103 (ARMENIAN 173/AAPTIS 173).

Introduction to the Western Armenian Language with exercises in reading, writing, and speaking. A balanced approach giving equal emphasis to the development of language skills and the study of Armenian culture will be employed.

ARMENIAN 102. Western Armenian II
ARMENIAN 101 (AAPTIS 171). (4). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ARMENIAN 103(AAPTIS 173).

Introduction to the Western Armenian Language with exercises in reading, writing, and speaking. A balance approach giving equal emphasis to the development of language skills and the study of Armenian culture will be employed.

ARMENIAN 201. Intermediate Western Armenian I
ARMENIAN 102 (AAPTIS/ARMENIAN 172) or ARMENIAN 103 (AAPTIS/ARMENIAN 173). (4). May not be repeated for credit.

Continuation of Western Armenian II. Reading, composition and conversation. A balanced approach, giving equal emphasis to the development of language skills and the study of Armenian culture.

ARMENIAN 202. Intermediate Western Armenian II
ARMENIAN 201 (AAPTIS 271). (4). (Lang Req). May not be repeated for credit.

Continuation of Armenian 101/102. Reading, composition and conversation. A balance approach, giving equal emphasis to the development of language skills and the study of Armenian culture.

ARMENIAN 205. Intermediate Eastern Armenian I
ARMENIAN 105 (ARMENIAN/AAPTIS 182) or ARMENIAN 107 (ARMENIAN/AAPTIS 183). (4). May not be repeated for credit.

This course is a continuation of Eastern Armenian II and forms the intermediate stage in teaching Eastern Armenian in a two-year cycle. Fundamentals of grammar, reading, writing and speaking, as well as translation from Armenian into English and vice versa will be emphasized.

ARMENIAN 206. Intermediate Eastern Armenian II
ARMENIAN 205 (AAPTIS 281). (4). (Lang Req). May not be repeated for credit.

This course is a continuation of ARMENIAN 205 and forms the intermediate stage in teaching Eastern Armenian in a two-year cycle. Fundamentals of grammar, reading, writing and speaking, as well as translation from Armenian into English and vice versa will be emphasized.

ARMENIAN 389 / HISTORY 389. From Natives to Foreigners: Armenians in Turkey and the Diaspora
(3). (SS). May not be repeated for credit. HISTORY / ARMENIAN 287.

With the establishment of the Republic of Turkey in 1923, the Armenian genocide 'survivors' became citizens of an ethno-religious nation-state that once sought their annihilation. We read the history of the Republic of Turkey parallel with the Armenian experience to look at the ambiguous relationship Armenians continue to have with the Turkish state following the Lausanne Treaty of 1923, the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul, as well as the Armenian diaspora institutions. The readings will contrast official and critical historiographical accounts of republican Turkey and modern Armenians, as well as silenced chapters, absences, and misrepresentation of Armenians in such accounts by looking at ethnographies and social historical accounts.

ARMENIAN 410. Topics in Armenian Language
At least two years of coursework in Armenian or permission of instructor. (3). May be elected three times for credit.

This course is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students with advanced Armenian language proficiency. Topics will vary, focusing on aspects of culture, linguistics, literature, music, religion, film, history, etc. All material will be in Armenian, and the class will be taught in Armenian.

ARMENIAN 499. Independent Study in Armenian
Consent of department required. (1 - 4). (INDEPENDENT). May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.

An independent study course in the area of Armenian language. The intended language of instruction is Armenian.

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