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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.
The course is specifically meant for PhD candidates, but undergraduates are welcome as well. Each week we read a different text, mainly from the 17th century, based on students' needs: topics of texts typically cover art history, law, history, literature etc. These materials help students greatly with the difficult task of reading challenging printed and handwritten texts from the late 16th and 17th centuries. The course starts with an overview of reading strategies that students learn to apply when approaching texts written in the 1600's. As the semester progresses, we read more and more complex texts. The last two weeks of the semester are devoted to handwritten texts and students get an introduction to various hands. The goal of the course is to prepare students for archival research.
When Offered Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: four semesters of Dutch or German language or equivalent.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
1 Credit Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
This course is part of the Shared Course Initiative and will be taught from Columbia University using Videoconferencing technology. Prerequisite: four semesters of Dutch or German language or equivalent. Texts in Dutch, taught in English.
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