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140312 UE Hindi in the Press A: 20th Century Hindi Newspapers (2017S)

Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 24 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 08.03. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 15.03. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 22.03. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 29.03. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 05.04. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 26.04. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 03.05. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 10.05. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 17.05. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 24.05. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 31.05. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 07.06. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 14.06. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 21.06. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25
Wednesday 28.06. 08:15 - 09:45 Seminarraum 1 ISTB UniCampus Hof 2 2B-O1-25

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The major objective of this course is to enable advanced Hindi students, under expert guidance and supervision, to read and analyze texts of Hindi newspaper. Hindostan, a 20th century Hindi newspaper produced in Germany during the First World War under the direct control of German propaganda institution, is selected for the first part of our reading. For the second part, articles on current issues from the online version of contemporary daily Hindi newspapers will be selected.

The class meetings are divided into formal lecturing, close reading, presentation and discussion.
It is absolutely necessary that all students engage with the weekly preparation in order to participate in the class discussions.
Regular participation and a sound knowledge of Hindi are strictly demanded for the course. Final examination asks students to respond to questions pertaining to the class readings.

Assessment and permitted materials

The final grade will be calculated as follows: class attendance and participation 10%, final exam 30 %, home works 20% and an essay in Hindi (3,000 words) at the end of the semester 40%.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

MASK6c (UE B), IMAK6, MAK7

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