Lithuanian (LITH)

Courses

LITH 101. Elementary Lithuanian I. 4 hours.

Phonetics, introductory grammar and reading. Course Information: Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. For students who have had no formal work in Lithuanian.

LITH 102. Elementary Lithuanian II. 4 hours.

Continues LITH 101. Course Information: Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): LITH 101 or the equivalent.

LITH 103. Intermediate Lithuanian I. 4 hours.

Continues LITH 102. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): LITH 102 or the equivalent.

LITH 104. Intermediate Lithuanian II. 4 hours.

Continues LITH 103. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): LITH 103 or the equivalent.

LITH 115. Lithuanian Culture. 3 hours.

A thematic study of Lithuanian culture from antiquity to the present in an historical and political context. Course Information: Knowledge of Lithuanian is not required. World Cultures course.

LITH 130. Lithuanian Prose Fiction in International Context. 3 hours.

Analysis of Lithuanian prose fiction with reference to its major influences from Europe, North and South America; the development of international style. Course Information: Taught in English. Creative Arts course, and World Cultures course.

LITH 221. Lithuanian Literature I. 3 hours.

Reading and analysis of the works of selected nineteenth- and twentieth-century authors. The evolution of Lithuanian literature up to 1940. Course Information: Taught in English.

LITH 222. Lithuanian Literature II. 3 hours.

Reading and analysis of the works of selected authors from 1940 to the present. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): LITH 221.

LITH 230. Lithuanian Literature Abroad. 3 hours.

Lithuanian writers in exile: themes, trends in development, comparison with writers in Soviet Lithuania; influences of the new environment, writing in English. Course Information: Taught in English.

LITH 399. Independent Study. 1-3 hours.

Investigation of special problems under the general direction of a staff member. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing, consent of the instructor and the head of the department. Class Schedule Information: This course counts toward the limited number of independent study hours accepted toward the degree and the major.

LITH 499. Independent Study. 1-4 hours.

Investigation of special problems under the general direction of a staff member. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Graduate students may register for more than one section per term; undergraduates may only register for one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Senior or graduate standing, consent of the instructor and the head of the department. Class Schedule Information: This course counts toward the limited number of independent study hours accepted toward the undergraduate degree and the major.

LITH 515. Lithuanian Linguistics and Poetics. 4 hours.

Linguistic and stylisic analysis of Lithuanian texts based on contemporary theories of style.

LITH 520. Topics in Historical Lithuanian Linguistics. 4 hours.

Covers major topics and trends in historical Lithuanian linguistics: linguistic history, sociolinguistic history, history of grammars and dictionaries. Will also cover historical sites of various linguistic schools. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours. Taught in Lithuanian. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

LITH 550. Studies in Lithuanian Romanticism. 4 hours.

Study of a genre, movement, or topic. Content varies. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours.

LITH 560. Studies in Lithuanian Realism. 4 hours.

Study of a topic, author, or movement. Content varies. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours.

LITH 565. Studies in Twentieth-Century Lithuanian Literature. 4 hours.

Study of a topic, author or movement. Content varies. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours.

LITH 570. Studies in Lithuanian Literary Criticism. 4 hours.

Function of literary criticism in all epochs of Lithuanian literature. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours.

LITH 596. Independent Study. 1-4 hours.

Investigation of special problems under the general direction of a staff member. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor and the head of the department.