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Indo-Pacific
Languages (IP)

College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature

In addition to the languages normally offered by the department, other languages commanded by individual faculty members may be offered if demands and staff permit, e.g., classical Arabic, Asilulu, Avestan, Balinese, Javanese, Malaysian, Old Persian, Sudanese, and Tongan. Interested students should consult the department chair. Language concentrations in certain other degree programs, e.g., through the Liberal Studies Program, may be arranged. Inquire at the department office.

IP 101 Directed Elementary Language Study (4) Directed study of a South Asian, Southeast Asian, or Pacific language not regularly listed by the department. Pre: consent.

IP 102 Directed Elementary Language Study (4) Continuation of 101.

IP 199 Introductory Language Study (V) Introduction to a South Asian, Southeast Asian, or Pacific language not regularly offered. Contact hours and credits determined by student interests and faculty resources. Repeatable up to 8 credit hours. Pre: consent.

IP 201 Directed Intermediate Language Study (4) Continuation of 102. Pre: consent.

IP 202 Directed Intermediate Language Study (4) Continuation of 201.

IP 261 Topics in Indo-Pacific Literature/Culture (V) Study of a literature or culture of the Indo-Pacific area through readings in various fields in English. Repeatable up to 6 credit hours. Pre: consent.

IP 273 (Alpha) Introduction to Indo-Pacific Language and Culture (3) Introduction in English to language(s) and culture(s) of Indo-Pacific country or region. (B) Indian; (C) Southeast Asian; (D) Polynesian; (E) Philippines. Pre: 101 and 102 courses in relevant language or consent. DH

IP 299 Intermediate Language Study (V) Intermediate study of a South Asian, Southeast Asian, or Pacific language not regularly offered. Contact hours and credits determined by student interests and faculty resources. Repeatable up to 8 credit hours. Pre: at least 6 credit hours of elementary study in the same language.

IP 301 Directed Third-Level Language Study (3) Continuation of 202. Pre: consent.

IP 302 Directed Third-Level Language Study (3) Continuation of 301.

IP 361 Southeast Asian Literature in Translation (3) Survey in English of traditional and modern literatures of Southeast Asia. (Cross-listed as ASAN 361) DL

IP 362 Philippine Drama: History, Art, Culture (3) Historical survey from precolonial to contemporary periods. Studies forms, conventions, and literature within the social, political, and cultural context of the times as reflected in the history of Philippine drama. Explores plays in the diaspora. A-F only. Pre: ENG 250, or ENG 251, or ENG 252; or consent. Fall only. DL

IP 363 Philippine Contemporary Literature in English (3) Critical survey of 20th-century Philippine literature written in English; cultural values. Pre: one of ENG 250-257 or consent. (Cross-listed as ENG 375) DL

IP 365 South Asian Literature in Translation (3) Survey of traditional and modern literatures of South Asia; literature written originally in English. DL

IP 366 South Asian Literature in Translation (3) Survey of traditional and modern literatures of South Asia; a vernacular literature to be determined by faculty resources and student interest. DL

IP 367 Modern Philippine Film (3) Study of Philippine cinema, its development and role in the country’s political, social, and cultural history. Examines its place in the world of filmmaking. Pre: one of ENG 250–257. DL

IP 368 Introduction to South/Southeast Asian Film, History, Theory and Appreciation (3) Study and analysis of South/Southeast Asian Films–history, forms, development, theoretical framework and relationship to cultural, social, philosophical and aesthetic context. (B) Filipino. A-F only. Pre: One of ENG 250-257, or consent. DH

IP 369B Study Abroad: Western Samoa (3)

IP 369E Study Abroad: Vietnam (3)

IP 373 Vedic Hindu Mythology (3) Study of major Hindu myths of the Vedic Sanskrit literature within the perspective of ancient Indian civilization. Literary sources will be tapped for understanding creation, cosmogony and celestial, atmospheric and terrestrial divinities. A-F only. Pre: ANTH 200, ASAN 202, HIST 151, LLEA 122, or PHIL 102; or consent. Fall only.

IP 374 Classical Hindu Mythology (3) Study of major myths of Epic Sanskrit literature, primarily with focus of the Ramayana and Mahabharata. Literary sources will be tapped for appreciating myths and epics, especially with reference to dharma, karma, ways of life. Pre: ANTH 200, ASAN 202, HIST 151, LLEA 122, or PHIL 102; or consent. Spring only.

IP 395 Polynesian Folklore in Translation (3) Traditional Polynesian genres (legends, myths, folktales, fables, proverbs, songs, riddles, jokes) examined in translation and culturally and structurally interpreted. Pre: one of ENG 250–257. DL

IP 396 Philippine Literature and Folklore in Translation (3) Philippine folk literature translated into English: epics, myths, legends, and other folklore. Classic works of vernacular writers. Pre: one of ENG 250-257 or consent. (Cross-listed as ENG 376) DL

IP 399 Third-Level Language Study (V) Third-level study of a South Asian, Southeast Asian, or Pacific language not regularly offered. Contact hours and credits determined by student interests and faculty resources. Repeatable up to 6 credits. Pre: at least 6 credits of intermediate study of the same language.

IP 401 Directed Fourth-Level Language Study (3) Continuation of 302. Pre: consent.

IP 402 Directed Fourth-Level Language Study (3) Continuation of 401.

IP 411 Ilokano Literature in Translation (3) Overview of Ilokano literature from the early writings to the major works of contemporary writers. A-F only. Pre: ILO 101, one of ENG 250-257, ENG 363, or ENG 396; or consent. DL

IP 427 (Alpha) Topics in Samoan Literature (3) (B) Writings of Albert Wendt. Pre: SAM 227 or one of ENG 250–257; or consent. (C) Samoan Women Writers. Pre: SAM 227 or one of ENG 250-257 or WS 254; or consent. DL

IP 431 Rizal’s Literary Works in Translation (3) Interpretation and analyses of Rizal’s novels Noli and Fili as they relate to the social, political, and historical context of the Spanish regime in the Philippines. Pre: 363 or 396 or ENG 250; or consent. DL

IP 465 (Alpha) Hawaiian and Indo-Pacific Teaching Practicum (3) An experienced-based introduction to various approaches in language teaching methodologies and techniques. Students’ skills in teaching the Hawaiian or an Indo-Pacific language are developed through supervised teaching, class planning and evaluation. (B) Southeast Asian languages. Repeatable one time. CR/NC only. Pre: 402-level of the language practicum or consent; (B) CAM 402 or IND 402 or THAI 402 (or concurrent) and consent of instructor or equivalent language skills.

IP 470 Folklore (3) Theory and method of comparative and analytical folklore study, with special applications to Pacific traditions. Pre: ANTH 200. (Cross-listed as ANTH 470) DS

IP 499 Directed Studies (V) Study of a Pacific, South Asian, or Southeast Asian language through vernacular readings in various academic fields. Repeatable. Pre: third-level language and consent.

IP 699 Directed Research (V) Repeatable. Pre: consent.