Kichwa/Quechua Language Through Culture (Intermediate)

LAS 4935
Section KN00
Class 30654
LAS 6938
Section KN01
Class 30653

Times: 4:05 - 7:05 pm
Location: TBA

Course description

Kichwa/Quechua is one of the major native’s languages in South America. Nowadays, more than ten million people speak its different variants (dialects) from the South of Colombia to the North of Argentina. It was the language of the Inca Empire and became a lingua franca for indigenous peoples and missionization in colonial times. This seminar is aimed at students of Latin American Students, anthropology, linguistics, geography, history, and aligned disciplines, undergraduate and graduate, after taking Beginner Kichwa. Fifty percent of the class will focus on the acquisition of basic language skills, and the rest will consider aspects such as culture, music, history, western religious influence, and political participation during the last decades in the Andes.


Kleber Naula