IP Courses

Department of Indo-Pacific Languages & Literatures

100 Level

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.

200 Level

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 AH3; (E) Philippines AH3. Pre: 101 and 102 courses in relevant language.
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.

300 Level

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.
IP 362 Philippine Drama: History, Art and 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.
IP 363 Philippine Literature in English (3)
Critical survey of 20th-century Philippine literature written in English; cultural values. Pre: one of ENG 250-257 or consent
IP 365 South Asian Literature in Translation (3)
Survey of traditional and modern literatures of South Asia; literature written originally in English
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.
IP 368 Introduction to south/Southeast Asian Film, History, Theory and Appreciation (3)
Study and analysis of South/Southeast Asian Film-history, forms, development, theoretical framework and relationship to cultural, social, philosophical and aesthetic context. Pre: One of ENG 250-257, or consent.
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. Pre: ANTH 200, ASAN 202, HIST 151, LLES 122, or PHIL 102; or consent.
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, LLES 122, or PHIL 102; or consent.
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
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 AH3
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

400 Level

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
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
IP 431 Rizal’s Literary Works in Translation (3)
Interpretation and analyses of Rizal’s novels “Noli me Tangere” and “El Filibusterismo” 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
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)
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

600 Level

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