Summer Session 15: May 20-June 22, 2013 (5 weeks)
SEM 741 Seminar in Arabic: Introduction to Garshuni (3 credits) MWF 10:00am-12:40pm
For students with a basic knowledge of Arabic. The fundamentals of Garshuni writing--Arabic written in Syriac script, followed by the reading of graded Garshuni texts. Prerequisites: SEM 541 and 542 or equivalent.
Summer Session 16: May 20-June 29, 2013 (6 weeks)
SEM 803 Introduction to Classical Armenian (3 credits) MWF 4:00pm-6:15pm
The fundamentals of classical Armenian phonology, morphology, and syntax, followed by the reading and analysis of texts. Introduction to classical Armenian is offered in an intensive format in the summer.
Session 25: July 1-August 3, 2013 (5 weeks)
SEM 641 Readings: Islamic and Christian Arabic (3 credits) T&Th 1:00pm-5:00pm
For students with a basic knowledge of Arabic; consists of reading selected texts in Arabic from the early Islamic period, written by Muslims or Christians. Special attention to Christian/Muslim relations and dialogue. Prerequisites: SEM 541 and 542 or equivalent.
Session 26: July 1-August 10, 2013 (6 weeks)
SEM 683 Basic Coptic (3 credits) T&Th 10:00am-1:20pm
The fundamentals of Sahidic Coptic phonology, morphology, and syntax, offered in an intensive format during summer school. Prerequisite: Basic Greek.
SEM 631 Syriac Literature (3 credits) MWF 4:00pm-6:15pm
For students with a basic knowledge of Syriac. Reading of selected texts in the several scripts and genres of Syriac literature, with a view to consolidating the student's mastery of the written language. Prerequisites: 531 or 532 or equivalent.