COURSES on classical and modern Kannada

Data evento: 14 – 25 gennaio 2019 Indirizzo: Philosophiegebäude, 97074 Würzburg

Two courses on classical and modern Kannada at Würzburg in January 2019

We invite applications for two intensive courses on Kannada, both conducted by Prof. B.A. Viveka Rai at the Chair of Indology, Würzburg University:

“Kannada as a Classical Language”,
January 14th until 18th 2019
In this course, besides the classical literary genre Champu, Shatpadi poetry will be introduced. Selected major texts of classical Kannada, viz. Janna’s Yashodhara Charite (chapters 3 and 4) and Raghavanka’s Harishchandra Kavya (chapters 12 and 13) will be read and studied. Participants are expected to possess knowledge of fundamental grammar and the Kannada script before attending the course.

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“Modern Kannada – Konversation”,
January 21st until 25th 2019
The course is intended for students with basic knowledge of Kannada grammar. The focus will be on the developing of speaking abilities. Furthermore, the use of contextual vocabulary and grammatical structures will be deepened and consolidated. Participants are expected to possess knowledge of basic vocabulary, fundamental grammar and the Kannada script before attending the course.

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Prof. Dr. B.A. Viveka Rai is a retired professor of Kannada Literature and Folklore at the University of Mangalore. Since 2010, he is a regular guest professor at the Chair of Indology, University of Würzburg, teaching Kannada and classical Kannada, as well as courses on the culture and literature of Karnataka.

The fee is 150 Euro per course (including teaching materials). A reduction for students and unemployed is possible upon request. For any questions and for registration please write to Anna Aurelia Esposito (anna.esposito@uni-wuerzburg.de).

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