I&S Courses Spring 2017 from the Slavic Department

RUSS 323 Modern Russian Literature (1917 – present)

5 credits MTWTh 10:30 – 11:20      EEB 003

A sweeping tour of the dynamic literary and cultural scene of 20th/21st century Russia, from the Bolshevik Revolution, Diaspora and Socialist Realist period through the purges and post-Stalin "Thaw," to the Stagnation, Perestroika and Post-Soviet eras. Lectures and discussion will focus on texts, films, music and paintings. All readings in English. 

 

 

RUSS 324 Russian Folk Literature in English

5 credits TTh 12:30 – 2:20 BNS 117                 (Optional W)

Folktales, myths, legends and epics are the oldest stories we tell. Discover Russia's tales of cannibal witches, flying carpets, warrior maidens, lazy heroes and sneaky vixens: they're as smart as they are entertaining. 

No prerequisits
No knowledge of Russian required

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