Intermediate K'iche' Maya I


Develops greater competencies in writing in K'iche' and translation to/from K'iche'. Covers more advanced grammar (verb modalities) and broader range of scripts (colonial vs. modern orthography). Research conducted in K'iche' using the Oral History archive at the University of New Mexico ( Students select a story from the online archive, listen to audio, correct transcription, rewrite it in modern orthography and translate it into contemporary English to present to classmates. Taught at Vanderbilt University; Duke students participate through video conference/telepresence classroom. Prerequisite: K'iche' Maya 702 or equivalent.
Typically Offered
Fall Only