With a history that stretches from the early 2nd millennium BCE to the present Sanskrit is a language that provides the essential keys for understanding the history, culture and knowledge systems of South Asia, as well as the lands beyond that came under its cultural influence. See below for our selection of 2016W courses!
300 LevelWinter 2017
SANS300 Introductory Sanskrit Sections
Basic vocabulary and most important grammatical features of classical Sanskrit. Useful to students of South Asian history, culture, languages, philosophies, and religions, and of linguistics and classics. Credit will be granted for only one of SANS 300 or SANS 102 or both SANS 100, SANS 101 or both SANS 301, SANS 302.
400 LevelWinter 2017
SANS400 Intermediate Sanskrit Sections
Advanced grammar and selected readings. Credit will be granted for only one of SANS 400 or SANS 200 or both SANS 201, SANS 202 or both SANS 401, SANS 402.
SANS450A Further Readings in Sanskrit - FURTHER READINGS Sections
Study of selected texts belonging to a particular period (e.g., Vedic) or representing a specific branch of kavya (poetic literature) or sastra (technical-philosophical literature).