Graduate Courses

FALL 2017

Arabic

ARABIC 250 – Seminar: Premodern Arabic Literature
Seminar: Sem 1
Units:  4
Instructor(s) Cooperson, M.D.
Course Description: 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.

Art History

ART HIS C215D – Gothic Art and Architecture
Lecture: Lec 1
Units: 4
Instructor(s): Cohen, M.M.
Course Description: Lecture, three hours. Art and architecture of Europe in 13th century. Concurrently scheduled with course C115D. S/U or letter grading.

ART HIS 217C – Medieval Art
Seminar: Sem 1
Units: 4
Instructor(s): Cohen, M.M.
Course Description: (Formerly numbered 225.) Seminar, two hours. Studies in selected topics in Byzantine and European medieval art. May be repeated for credit with consent of adviser. S/U or letter grading.

ART HIS C226 – Selected Topics in Early Modern Art
Lecture: Lec 1
Units: 4
Instructor(s): Wilson, B.
Course Description: Lecture, three hours. Variable topics in early modern art that reflect interests of individual regular and/or visiting faculty members. May be repeated twice for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C126. S/U or letter grading.

Armenian

ARMENIA 230A – Elementary Classical Armenian
Lecture: Lec 1
Units: 4
Instructor(s): Cowe, P.S.
Course Description: 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.

English

ENGL 247 – Shakespeare
Lecture: Lec 1
Units: 4
Instructor(s): Watson, R.N.
Course Description: Lecture, three hours. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

History

HIST 201D – Topics in History: Early Modern Europe
Seminar: Sem 1
Units: 4
Instructor(s): Jacob, M.C.
Course Description: Seminar, three hours. Graduate course involving reading, lecturing, and discussion of selected topics. May be repeated for credit. When concurrently scheduled with course 191, undergraduates must obtain consent of instructor to enroll. S/U or letter grading.

HIST 201J – Topics in History: Near East: Material Culture from Late Antiquity to Early Islam
Seminar: Sem 1
Units: 4
Instructor(s): Morony, M.G.
Course Description: Seminar, three hours. Graduate course involving reading, lecturing, and discussion of selected topics. May be repeated for credit. When concurrently scheduled with course 191, undergraduates must obtain consent of instructor to enroll. S/U or letter grading.

HIST 201K – Topics in History: India: Gunpowder Empires in Early Modern Islamic History: Mughals, Ottomans, and Safavids
Seminar: Sem 1
Units: 4
Instructor(s): Subrahmanyam, S.
Course Description: Seminar, three hours. Graduate course involving reading, lecturing, and discussion of selected topics. May be repeated for credit. When concurrently scheduled with course 191, undergraduates must obtain consent of instructor to enroll. S/U or letter grading.

HIST 221A – Seminar: Medieval History
Seminar: Sem 1
Units: 4
Instructor(s): Goldberg, J.L.
Course Description: Seminar, three hours. Course 221A is requisite to 221B. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of course 221B).

Musicology

MUSCLG C490T – Early Music Ensemble
Actvity: Act 1
Units: 4
Instructor(s): Koons, R.A.
Course Description: Activity, four hours. Preparation: audition. Group performance of Western vocal and instrumental music from historical periods prior to 1800. Early instruments may be used at instructor’s discretion. May be repeated for credit without limitation. May be concurrently scheduled with Music History CM90T. S/U or letter grading.

Spanish

SPAN 224 – Poetry of the Golden Age
Lecture: Lec 1
Units: 4
Instructor(s): Patino Loira, J.
Course Description: Lecture, three hours. Readings of and lectures on Spanish poetry from 1500 to 1700.