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Lehrstuhl für Indologie

Kannada Schools 2020

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Kannada as a Classical Language

Kannada, the Dravidian language of the South Indian state of Karnataka, is a classical Indian language and distinguished by its rich literary history. Today, Kannada is spoken by about 50 million people.
In this course, besides the classical literary genre Champu, Shatpadi poetry will be introduced. Selected major texts of classical Kannada, viz. Janna’s Yashodhara Charite and Raghavanka’s Harishchandra Kavya, will be read and studied.
Participants are expected to possess knowledge of fundamental grammar and the Kannada script before attending the course. In case of any doubts please do not hesitate to contact Anna Aurelia Esposito (anna.esposito@uni-wuerzburg.de).
The course is taught by Prof. Dr. B.A. Viveka Rai, who is a retired professor of Kannada Literature and Folklore at the University of Mangalore.
Please register until Januar 15th 2020.

For further information please see the Poster!


Modern Kannada Conversation

Kannada, the Dravidian language of the South Indian state of Karnataka, is a classical Indian language and distinguished by its rich literary history. Today, Kannada is spoken by about 50 million people.
The course is intended for students with basic knowledge of Kannada grammar. The focus will be on the developing of speaking abilities. Furthermore, the use of contextual vocabulary and grammatical structures will be deepened and consolidated.
Participants are expected to possess knowledge of basic vocabulary, fundamental grammar and the Kannada script before attending the course. In case of any doubts please do not hesitate to contact Anna Aurelia Esposito (anna.esposito@uni-wuerzburg.de).
The course is taught by Prof. Dr. B.A. Viveka Rai, who is a retired professor of Kannada Literature and Folklore at the University of Mangalore.
Please register until Januar 15th 2020.

For further information please see the Poster!