RUSSIAN 499 - Advanced Seminar in Russian
Section: 001 Russia Between East and West
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Russian (RUSSIAN)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
RUSSIAN 302 or 303, and 351.
Other Course Info:
Taught in Russian.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

At the Crossroad of Cultures: Russia Between East and West


Russia’s expansion to the East and government-promoted Westernization throughout its imperial history provided the cultural backdrop for Russian literature of the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries. Does Russia belong to East or West? What do Russians mean by the East? Which values do they identify with Western civilization? How did interactions with non-Russian ethnic groups within the Empire help to facilitate Russians’ own quest for an authentic self? The course explores these fundamental issues while examining poetry and prose by universally acclaimed writers. The course is taught in Russian and completion of a third-year Russian language course (or its equivalent) is a prerequisite.

RUSSIAN 499 - Advanced Seminar in Russian
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
20925
Open
10
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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