Department of Asian Studies
Department of Asian Studies

Herman Van Olphen


Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Professor Emeritus
Herman Van Olphen

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Interests


Hindi Language and linguistics; language and nationalism

Biography


Courses taught:

All levels of Hindi-Urdu Flagship Hindi and Urdu language courses; First Year Bengali I and II; Second Year Bengali I and II; Hindi Literature

Courses


HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

31625-31630 • Fall 2009
Meets TTH 12:30PM-2:00PM JES A218A

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

31635 • Fall 2009
Meets TTH 2:00PM-3:30PM JES A215A

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

31640-31645 • Fall 2009
Meets TTH 5:00PM-6:30PM GAR 2.128

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


BEN 507 • First-Year Bengali II

30780 • Spring 2009
Meets TTH 12:30PM-2:00PM PAR 8A

Continuation of Bengali 506.

BEN 312L • Second-Year Bengali II

30785 • Spring 2009
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM UTC 1.136

Continuation of Bengali 312K.

BEN 506 • First-Year Bengali I

31535 • Fall 2008
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM PAR 8A

Not open to native speakers of Bengali.

BEN 312K • Second-Year Bengali I

31540 • Fall 2008
Meets MWF 3:00PM-4:00PM PAR 8A

Not open to native speakers of Bengali.  Prerequisite: Bengali 507 with a grade of at least C.

BEN 381 • Conf Crs In Bengali Lang & Cul

31445 • Spring 2008

Supervised individual study in Bengali language or culture.  Prerequisite: Graduate standing and written consent of instructor on form obtained from the graduate coordinator.

BEN 506 • First-Year Bengali I

31850 • Fall 2007
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM PAR 8A

Not open to native speakers of Bengali.

BEN 507 • First-Year Bengali II

30820 • Spring 2007
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM PAR 10

Continuation of Bengali 506.

BEN 312L • Second-Year Bengali II

30825 • Spring 2007
Meets TTH 12:30PM-2:00PM PAR 10

Continuation of Bengali 312K.

BEN 506 • First-Year Bengali I

31455 • Fall 2006
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Bengali.

BEN 312K • Second-Year Bengali I

31460 • Fall 2006
Meets TTH 12:30PM-2:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Bengali.  Prerequisite: Bengali 507 with a grade of at least C.

HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

31715-31720 • Fall 2006
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM RAS 215

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

31725-31730 • Fall 2006
Meets TTH 2:00PM-3:30PM RLM 6.122

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


BEN 507 • First-Year Bengali II

29945 • Spring 2006
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM PAR 10

Continuation of Bengali 506.

BEN 312L • Second-Year Bengali II

29950 • Spring 2006
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM GRG 424

Continuation of Bengali 312K.

BEN 506 • First-Year Bengali I

29425 • Fall 2005
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Bengali.

BEN 312K • Second-Year Bengali I

29430 • Fall 2005
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Bengali.  Prerequisite: Bengali 507 with a grade of at least C.

HIN 312K • Second-Year Hindi I

29690 • Fall 2005
Meets TTH 12:30PM-2:00PM MEZ 1.118

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted.   Prerequisite: Hindi 507 with a grade of at least C.



HIN 330 • Adv Read, Compos, & Conver I

29695 • Fall 2005
Meets TTH 2:00PM-3:30PM PAR 10
(also listed as HIN 384)

Study of specific subjects related to Hindi culture as reflected in its literary productions and other modes of expression.  Specific offerings are listed in the Course Schedule.  Prerequisite: Hindi 312L with a grade of at least C.

HIN 312L • Second-Year Hindi II

28845 • Spring 2005
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Continuation of Hindi 312K.  Hindi 612 and 312L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Hindi 312K with a grade of at least C.



HIN 312L • Second-Year Hindi II

28850 • Spring 2005
Meets TTH 12:30PM-2:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Continuation of Hindi 312K.  Hindi 612 and 312L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Hindi 312K with a grade of at least C.



BEN 506 • First-Year Bengali I

29190 • Fall 2004
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Bengali.

BEN 312K • Second-Year Bengali I

29195 • Fall 2004
Meets MWF 11:00AM-12:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Bengali.  Prerequisite: Bengali 507 with a grade of at least C.

HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

29440 • Fall 2004
Meets MW 2:00PM-3:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 312K • Second-Year Hindi I

29445 • Fall 2004
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted.   Prerequisite: Hindi 507 with a grade of at least C.



HIN 312K • Second-Year Hindi I

29450 • Fall 2004
Meets TTH 12:30PM-2:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted.   Prerequisite: Hindi 507 with a grade of at least C.



ANS 301M • First-Year Bengali II

27175 • Spring 2004
Meets TTH 11:00AM-12:30PM PAR 10

Please check back for updates.

ANS 372 • Advanced Bengali Readings

27255 • Spring 2004
Meets TTH 2:00PM-3:30PM PAR 10

May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.  Some topics partially fulfill legislative requirement for American history.  Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

HIN 312L • Second-Year Hindi II

27690 • Spring 2004
Meets MWF 12:00PM-1:00PM PAR 1

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Continuation of Hindi 312K.  Hindi 612 and 312L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Hindi 312K with a grade of at least C.



HIN 330 • Readings In Avadhi And Braj

27693 • Spring 2004
Meets TTH 3:30PM-5:00PM PAR 10
(also listed as HIN 384)

Study of specific subjects related to Hindi culture as reflected in its literary productions and other modes of expression.  Specific offerings are listed in the Course Schedule.  Prerequisite: Hindi 312L with a grade of at least C.

ANS 301M • First-Year Bengali

27458 • Fall 2003
Meets MT 6:00PM-7:00PM PAR 10

Please check back for updates.

ANS 372 • Advanced Bengali

27588 • Fall 2003
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM PAR 10

May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.  Some topics partially fulfill legislative requirement for American history.  Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

HIN 312K • Second-Year Hindi I

28005 • Fall 2003
Meets MWF 11:00AM-12:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted.   Prerequisite: Hindi 507 with a grade of at least C.



HIN 312K • Second-Year Hindi I

28010 • Fall 2003
Meets MWF 12:00PM-1:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted.   Prerequisite: Hindi 507 with a grade of at least C.



HIN 330 • Adv Read, Compos, & Conver I

28015 • Fall 2003
Meets W 5:00PM-8:00PM PAR 10
(also listed as HIN 384)

Study of specific subjects related to Hindi culture as reflected in its literary productions and other modes of expression.  Specific offerings are listed in the Course Schedule.  Prerequisite: Hindi 312L with a grade of at least C.

HIN 507 • First-Year Hindi II

27235 • Spring 2003
Meets MW 10:00AM-11:00AM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Continuation of Hindi 506.  Hindi 604 and 507 may not both be counted; Hindi 507 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Hindi 506 with a grade of at least C.

HIN 312L • Second-Year Hindi II

27250 • Spring 2003
Meets MWF 12:00PM-1:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Continuation of Hindi 312K.  Hindi 612 and 312L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Hindi 312K with a grade of at least C.



HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

27740 • Fall 2002
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 312K • Second-Year Hindi I

27745 • Fall 2002
Meets MF 12:00PM-1:00PM PAR 201

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted.   Prerequisite: Hindi 507 with a grade of at least C.



HIN 312L • Second-Year Hindi II

27405 • Spring 2002
Meets MWF 12:00PM-1:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Continuation of Hindi 312K.  Hindi 612 and 312L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Hindi 312K with a grade of at least C.



HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

28155 • Fall 2001
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 312K • Second-Year Hindi I

28160 • Fall 2001
Meets MWF 12:00PM-1:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted.   Prerequisite: Hindi 507 with a grade of at least C.



HIN 330 • Contemporary Hindi Narratives

28165 • Fall 2001
Meets T 3:00PM-6:00PM PAR 10
(also listed as HIN 384)

Study of specific subjects related to Hindi culture as reflected in its literary productions and other modes of expression.  Specific offerings are listed in the Course Schedule.  Prerequisite: Hindi 312L with a grade of at least C.

ANS 372 • Indian Film-W

27390 • Spring 2001
Meets MWF 12:00PM-1:00PM PAR 10

May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.  Some topics partially fulfill legislative requirement for American history.  Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

HIN 312L • Second-Year Hindi II

27765 • Spring 2001
Meets MWF 11:00AM-12:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Continuation of Hindi 312K.  Hindi 612 and 312L may not both be counted.  Prerequisite: Hindi 312K with a grade of at least C.



HIN 506 • First-Year Hindi I

28255 • Fall 2000
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 604 and 506 may not both be counted; Hindi 506 and Urdu 604 may not both be counted.


HIN 312K • Second-Year Hindi I

28260 • Fall 2000
Meets MWF 11:00AM-12:00PM PAR 10

Not open to native speakers of Hindi.  Modern Hindi of India.  Hindi 612 and 312K may not both be counted.   Prerequisite: Hindi 507 with a grade of at least C.



HIN 384 • Adv Read/Compos, & Conver II

28280 • Fall 2000
Meets M 5:00PM-8:00PM PAR 10
(also listed as HIN 330)

Study of various aspects and periods of Hindi language and culture.  Specific offerings are listed in the Course Schedule.  Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Hindi or consent of instructor. Additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

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