[MGSA-L] MGS Spring 2015 courses

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Tue Nov 25 14:04:17 PST 2014


Attached please find the course flyer for our Spring 2015 MGS courses.  If you have any questions, feel free to email me at modgreek at sfsu.edu<mailto:modgreek at sfsu.edu> or call me at 415-338-1892.


MGS 150: Modern Greek I (5 units)
Modern (demotic) Greek for beginners emphasizing oral expression, listening comprehension, read-ing and writing. Grammar introduced in context of readings. The fifth hour of this class will be conducted online. For students entering before Fall 2014, this class counts for GE Segment 2. For students entering Fall 2014 or later, this class may count for GE lower division. For courses in ancient Greek language and literature, please consult the class schedule under “Greek”, GRE.
Tuesdays & Thursday, 7:00—8:50 pm
Ismini Ioannou
HUM 286

MGS 152: Modern Greek Conversation (2 units)
Emphasizing aural-oral skills, provides practical contexts for conversational modern Greek derived from instructional videos, DVDs, and on-line tutorials.
Prerequisite: MGS 150/GRE 150 or consent of instructor.
For students entering Fall 2014 or later, this class may count as an overlay global perspectives.
Wednesday, 7:00—8:50 pm
Ismini Ioannou
HUM 129

MGS/ENG 380: British and American by Travellers to Greece (3 units)
Survey of the genre of travel writing to Greece by British, American, and Postcolonial writers from the Romantic to the postmodern periods. Authors include Byron, Woolf, Miller, Durrell, Fremor, Leonard Cohen, and Gillian Bouras. Pre-req: ENG 214.
This course fulfills the following GE categories: upper division, area C:

 Creativity, Innovation, and Invention

 Enduring Ideas, Values, and Achievements

 Human Diversity

 World Perspectives
It also fulfills an upper division overlay in Global Perspectives; it can also fulfill the BA requirement in English for one course in global literatures.
Tuesday & Thursday, 9:35-10:50 am
Professor Klironomos
BUS 126

MGS/ENG/CWL 452: Forster, Durrell, Cavafy (3 units)
Examination of writers E.M. Forster and Lawrence Durrell and their connection to Alexandrian poet C.P. Cavafy. Texts to be studied include Forster’s Alexandra: A History and Guide, Room with a View, Howard’s End, and Passage to India; Durrell’s Alexandria Quartlet and the Alexandrian po-ems of C.P. Cavafy. Pre-req: ENG 214.
This course fulfills the following GE category:
Overlay: Global Perspectives
And it also fulfills the following requirement for BA in English, concentration in Literature: one elective course, post-1800 literature
Monday, 4:10-6:55 pm
Professor Klironomos
HUM 301
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