Keʻelikōlani Indigenous Language (KLAN) Graduate Courses
Built upon a core commitment to Hawaiian language and culture education, Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani provides courses that also address the broader world of indigenous peoples and the use of Hawaiian as an official medium of education for the State of Hawaiʻi. Courses are marked with an initial K (for Keʻelikōlani) followed by an appropriate alpha, e.g. HAW (Hawaiian), HWS (Hawaiian Studies), IND (Indigenous Studies), ANT (Anthropology), ED (Education), etc.
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KLAN 641 Advanced Language Structures I (3) First semester advanced level study of an indigenous or lesser studied language focusing on structure. Pre: KIND 641 or concurrent enrollment, or approval from the Graduate Program Chair.
KLAN 642 Advanced Lang Structures II (3) Second semester advanced level study of an indigenous or lesser studied language focusing on structure. Pre: KIND 641 and KLAN 641, and KIND 642, which may be taken concurrently; or approval from the Graduate Program Chair.
KLAN 701 Semantic/Pragmatic Indig Lang (1) Seminar study of meaning and connotations as conveyed by the morphemes and vocabulary of a language, by its idioms and set metaphors and by other features. Focus on the indigenous languages being studied by the enrolled students.
KLAN 702 Stylistics/Domains Indig Lang (1) Seminar study of identity, levels of formality, and art as conveyed in languages. Informal peer group language to highly formal language. Highly traditional usages to the most contemporary of usages. Focus on the indigenous languages being studied by enrolled students.
KLAN 703 Semantics-Prag of Indig Langua (3) Meaning and connotations as conveyed in a specific indigenous language through morphemes and vocabulary, idioms and set metaphors, and through other features. Alpha varies according to the language, e.g. Hawaiian, Blackfoot, Rapanui. May be repeated if content is different. Pre: KLAN 701.
KLAN 704 Stylistics-Domain of Indig Lan (3) Identity, levels of formality and art as conveyed in a specific indigenous language from the informal peer group language to highly formal artistic usages and from very traditional rooted situations to the most contemporary of usages. Alpha varies according to the language, e.g., Hawaiian, Blackfeet, Rapanui. May be repeated if the content is different. Pre: KLAN 702.
KLAN x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) Special topics chosen by the instructor. Course content will vary. May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is studied. Additional requirements may apply depending on subject and topic.
KLAN x99 Directed Studies (Arr.) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.
Also see the KLAN undergraduate-level courses.