Tibetan 1 and 2 (or comparable knowledge of classical Tibetan).
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.
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
Mode of instruction
Seminar (2 × 2 hours).
Participation to text translation in class (100%).
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.
Blackboard page available.
To be announced at the first meeting.
Registration via uSis is obligatory.