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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Darsana Manayathu Sasi

Lecturer PhD in Malayalam Literature, University of Kerala


ANS 320 • Life/Love In South Indian Lit

30983 • Spring 2015
Meets MWF 1000am-1100am MEZ B0.302
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Life and Love in South Indian Literature is an exploration of basic human struggles and emotions in the literary imagination of modern South Indian authors. Using a broad range of works including novels, short stories, plays, students will learn about both the literary style and the recurrent literary themes of South India. By the end of the course, students will have a broad foundation in modern South Indian literature, awareness of its premodern roots, and familiarity with cultural themes, literary practices, and social movements of the region.

Life Love

MAL 507 • First-Year Malayalam II

31815 • Spring 2015
Meets TTH 330pm-500pm WEL 3.266
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Continuation of MAL 506.  Prerequisite: Malayalam 506 with a grade of at least C.

MAL 312L • Second-Year Malayalam II

31820 • Spring 2015
Meets MWF 200pm-300pm WEL 4.224
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Prerequisite: Malayalam 312K with a grade of at least C.

MAL 506 • First-Year Malayalam I

32690 • Fall 2014
Meets MW 400pm-500pm WAG 308
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Standard Malayalam of Kerala.  This is a first semester introductory level course geared towards training students in the foundations of Malayalam which will encompass the learning of alphabets, bi- and multi-sentence structure and
informal conversational exchange.

MAL 312K • Second-Year Malayalam I

32695 • Fall 2014
Meets MWF 200pm-300pm CAL 22
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Prerequisite: Malayalam 507 with a grade of at least C.  Second year Malyalam I is geared toward training students in the acquisition of different styles of writing with the help of some selected essays and short stories.  By the end of the semester, students should be able to write and speak Malayalm without hesitation and narrate a specific topic.

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