SLAVIC 151 - First Year Seminar
Section: 004 The Russian Rogue's Progress
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Slavic Languages and Literatures (SLAVIC)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures
Course Note:
Designed to introduce entering students to aspects of culture in Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia by analyzing the complex processes which define "culture" and "ethnicity" in the areas where "West meets East." Topics vary according to the interests of the instructors. Whatever their subject matter, first-year seminars emphasize critical thinking through class discussions and thorough practice in introductory composition.
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
10
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines Russian picaresque humor, satire, fantasy, and science fiction in the 19th and 20th centuries surveyed against the background of world literature and folklore. Readings include Gogol’s Dead Souls, Ehrenburg’s Julio Jurenitj; A.N. Tolstoy’s Garin’s Death Ray; Il’f and Petrov’s Twelve Chairs, Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, Babel’s My First Fee, and more. Lectures, students’ presentations, and discussion. Grade based on papers, midterm reports, and final essay. No knowledge of Russian or background in Russian literature required.

SLAVIC 151 - First Year Seminar
Schedule Listing
002 (SEM)
P
35909
Closed
0
5Y1
 
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
35911
Closed
0
2Y1
 
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
004 (SEM)
P
43589
Closed
0
 
6Y1
-
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.
Syllabi are available to current LSA students. IMPORTANT: These syllabi are provided to give students a general idea about the courses, as offered by LSA departments and programs in prior academic terms. The syllabi do not necessarily reflect the assignments, sequence of course materials, and/or course expectations that the faculty and departments/programs have for these same courses in the current and/or future terms.

Click the button below to view historical syllabi for SLAVIC 151 (UM login required)

View Historical Syllabi
The CourseProfile (ART) system, supported by the U-M Provost’s 3rd Century Initiative through a grant to the Digital Innovation Greenhouse, provides additional information about: course enrollments; academic terms and instructors; student academic profiles (school/college, majors), and previous, concurrent, and subsequent course enrollments.

CourseProfile (ART)