SLAVIC 470 - Topics in Cultural Studies of Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe
Section: 001 The Avant-Gardes in Central & Eastern Europe, 1910-1945
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Slavic Languages and Literatures (SLAVIC)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

This course surveys the historical avant-gardes of the early twentieth century. Eastern and Central Europe will be a focus, both in and of themselves and in a comparison with the West. Futurism, Dadaism, Constructivism, Poetism and Surrealism will be discussed in detail. Special issues will include the role of language, mass media and technology in the avant-garde. Among other themes are the women artists of the avant-garde, manifesto as a genre, New Typography, and the the avant-garde conception of the book. Avant-garde and interwar politics will be a constant theme.

Class participation, brief survey papers, and a research paper will be required.

SLAVIC 470 - Topics in Cultural Studies of Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe
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001 (LEC)
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33179
Open
9
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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