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Tibetan 3

Vak
2020-2021

Admission requirements

Tibetan 1 and 2 (or comparable knowledge of classical Tibetan).

Description

This course introduces students to different forms and styles of Tibetan literature. The selected texts are introduced at the first meeting and vary from year to year. We meet twice a week to read original Tibetan texts and discuss issues of grammar, syntax, translation and interpretation. The course requires active preparation and participation.

Course objectives

  • Enhance the students’ understanding of Tibetan literature

  • Improve reading and translation skills

  • Increase the students’ range of Tibetan vocabulary

  • Expand the students’ knowledge of Tibetan Buddhist culture

Timetable

See website.

Mode of instruction

Seminar (2 × 2 hours).

Assessment method

Participation to text translation in class (100%).

Exam review

How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.

Reading list

To be announced at the first meeting.

Registration

Registration via uSis is obligatory.

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Contact

Prof. dr. J.A. Silk

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