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Griffith Chaussee

Lecturer
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Chicago
Master of Arts (MA), University of Wisconsin System : Madison
HIND 1010: Elementary Hindi-Urdu
Credits: 4
Introductory training in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing Hindi and Urdu.
HIND 1020: Elementary Hindi-Urdu
Credits: 4
Prerequisite: HIND 1010.
URDU 2010: Intermediate Urdu
Credits: 4
Introduces various types of written and spoken Urdu; vocabulary building, idioms, and problems of syntax; and conversation. Prerequisite: for URDU 2010: HIND 1020 or equivalent.
URDU 2020: Intermediate Urdu
Credits: 4
Prerequisite: for URDU 2020: URDU 2010 or equivalent.
URDU 3010: Advanced Urdu I
Credits: 3
This course is designed to expand and to consolidate the structures the student has learned through URDU 2020 by reading original Urdu texts, ranging from literary prose fiction to news media excerpts to poetry (both classical and modern). We will discuss these texts in Urdu in class, and the students will be responsible for a series of short essays throughout the semester in Urdu pertaining both to the texts and to other topics. Pre-requisites: URDU 2020 or equivalent, or instructor permission.
URDU 3020: Advanced Urdu II
Credits: 3
This course is designed to expand and to consolidate the structures the student has learned through URDU 2020 by reading original Urdu texts, ranging from literary prose fiction to news media excerpts to poetry (both classical and modern). We will discuss these texts in Urdu in class, and the students will be responsible for a series of short essays throughout the semester in Urdu pertaining both to the texts and to other topics. Pre-requisites: URDU 2020 or equivalent, or instructor permission.
URDU 4993: Independent Study in Urdu
Credits: 1–3
Independent Study in Urdu
URDU 8993: Independent Study in Urdu
Credits: 1–3
Independent study in Urdu language and/or literature. Prerequisite: URDU 5010 or 5020 or equivalent, or instructor permission.