SASLI 2024 Classes

Information about SASLI 2024 courses will appear here as it becomes available. Syllabi will be posted on the first day of classes (June 17th).

For virtual courses, Zoom links will be provided by your instructors via Canvas after the course page has been published.

All courses meet Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (CDT), with one thirty-minute break. No classes will be held on July 4, 2024.

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Elementary Dari

Instructor: Mohammad Naseem Sultani (sultani@wisc.edu)

Classroom: Online

Syllabus: Check back later.

Course Materials:

Dari: An Elementary Textbook  by Rahman Arman (Bilingual Edition)

Elementary Gujarati

Instructor: Babubhai Suthar (bsuthar@wisc.edu)

Classroom: Online

Syllabus: Check back later.

Course Materials: All materials will be provided by the instructor, no textbook purchase necessary.

Elementary Hindi

Instructor: Ekhteyar Ali (seali@wisc.edu)

Classroom: Van Hise 159

Syllabus: Check back later.

Course Materials:

1. Elementary Hindi by Richard Delacy (It is not necessary to buy the audio, that will be uploaded to Canvas)

2. Elementary Hindi Workbook by Richard Delacy

3. Introduction to Hindi Grammar by Usha Jain

 

Intermediate/Advanced Hindi

Instructor: Rashmi Sharma (rsharma69@wisc.edu)

Classroom: Education L173

Syllabus: Check back later.

Course Materials:All materials will be provided by the instructor, no textbook purchase necessary.

Elementary Nepali

Instructor: Hom Acharya (hacharya2@wisc.edu)

Classroom: Online

Syllabus: Check back later.

Course Materials: All materials will be provided by the instructor, no textbook purchase necessary.

 

Elementary Sanskrit

Instructor: Jackson Stephenson (stephenson5@wisc.edu)

Classroom: Van Vleck B215.

Syllabus: Check back later.

Course Materials: 

Devavanipravesika: An Introduction to the Sanskrit Language by Robert P. Goldman and Sally J. Sutherland Goldman

Intermediate Sanskrit

Instructor: Tanuja Ajotikar (ajotikar@wisc.edu)

Classroom: Online

Syllabus: Check back later.

Course Materials: 

Prose reading:

1. Lanman, Charles Rockwell. A Sanskrit reader: text, vocabulary, and notes. Boston: Ginn, Heath, 1884–1889. Reprint available at Amazon, and at Archive.org.

2. Hock, Hans Henrich. An early Upanishadic reader: with notes, glossary, and an appendix of related Vedic texts. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 2006. ISBN: 978-8-120832-14-5. Available at Amazon and at Archive.org.

3. Kale, M. R. Hitopadeśa of Nārāyaṇa.

Verse reading:

1. Scharf, Peter M. संक्षिप्तमहाभारतं: The महाभारत in a nutshell. Providence: The Sanskrit Library, 2022. (to buy)

संक्षिप्तमहाभारतम्—The Mahābhārata in a nutshell (paperback coilbound)

 

Elementary Tamil

Instructor: Arun Selvan (jeevaraj@wisc.edu)

Classroom: Van Vleck B139

Syllabus: Check back later.

Optional Course Materials:

1.       A Basic Tamil Reader and Grammar Volume I: Readings (with CDs). K. Paramasivam and James Lindholm Tamil Language Study Association Evanston, Illinois.  

2.       A Basic Tamil Reader and Grammar Volume II: Annotations. K. Paramasivam and James Lindholm Tamil Language Study Association Evanston, Illinois

3.       The Jim and Raja Conversations (with CDs). E. Annamalai Tamil Language Study Association, Evanston, Illinois

Please note that these textbooks are not required, as they may be hard to locate or out of print. The instructor will primarily use their own materials, accessible via Canvas.

Elementary Urdu

Instructor: Jameel Ahmad (jahmad5@wisc.edu)

Classroom: Education L185

Syllabus: Check back later.

Course Materials:

‘Let’s Study Urdu: Introduction to the script

Let’s Study Urdu: An introduction to the course’ 

 

Intermediate/Advanced Urdu

Instructor: Umar Anjum (manjum@wisc.edu)

Classroom: Van Vleck B115

Syllabus: Check back later.

Course Materials: All materials will be provided by the instructor, no textbook purchase necessary.