SLAVIC 290 - Studies in Eastern European Cultures
Section: 004 Resurrected Myths: Propaganda in Modern Russian WWII Films
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Slavic Languages and Literatures (SLAVIC)
Department: LSA Slavic Languages & Literatures
Credits:
1
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
Minicourse
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Class Misc Info:
Meets 09/04/18 - 10/22/18. (Drop/Add deadline=09/17/18.).
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

The USSR and modern Russia have a long legacy of using cinema to deliver political messages and build ideological myths. In this course we will be watching, analyzing, and discussing modern (1991-Present) films about WWII produced in Russia and other post-Soviet states. Many of these films serve as vehicles for modern propaganda, packaged and marketed as historical truth. With proper historical context students will learn about the role of WWII in the modern Russian state-building narrative and how this narrative mirrors or clashes with historical fact.

SLAVIC 290 - Studies in Eastern European Cultures
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
32002
Open
4
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
004 (LEC)
P
28449
Open
10
 
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Th 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: This mini-course takes place every Thursday, September 6 through October 18. This is a 1-credit course.
005 (LEC)
P
28450
Closed
0
 
2
TuTh 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: This mini-course takes place every Tuesday and Thursday, October 25 through December 11. It is a 2-credit mini-course.
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