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Fall Academic Term 2003 Course Guide


Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance

Fall Academic Term 2003


Theme Semester Website: http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/crees/stpetersburg/themesemester.html

St. Petersburg Festival Website: http://www.umich.edu/stpetersburg


From March-December 2003, the University of Michigan commemorates the 300th anniversary of the founding of St. Petersburg, Russia with a campus-wide festival dedicated to the city's remarkable cultural heritage. As part of the festival, the Center for Russian and East European Studies (CREES) presents the Fall 2003 Theme Semester, Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance.

Sponsored by the College of Literature, Science and the Arts and organized in collaboration with the University of Michigan Museum of Art, University Musical Society, University Library, and U-M departments and schools, this Theme Semester will focus on St. Petersburg through courses, public lectures and symposia, exhibitions, and cultural events.

Public Presentations: Lectures and Symposia. The Celebrating St. Petersburg Theme Semester includes a series of public lectures and symposia involving UM faculty as well as visiting scholars and performers. These will serve as resources for various courses connected with the Theme Semester.

Exhibitions and Exhibits.

  • The Romanovs Collect: European Art from the Hermitage, an exhibition from the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg at the University of Michigan Museum of Art;
  • Saint Petersburg: Window on the West/Window on the East, an exhibit devoted to St. Petersburg's publishing history drawing on the rich collections of the University Library;
  • The Jewish World in Postcards, an exhibition of images of Russian Jewish life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries sponsored by the Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.

Cultural Events. There will be many St. Petersburg-related cultural events during the Theme Semester, including films, concerts, and theatrical performances.

For complete information and updates on public presentations, exhibitions, and cultural events, visit the Celebrating St. Petersburg Festival Website at: http://www.umich.edu/stpetersburg.


Theme Semester Courses for Fall Academic Term 2003 —
Celebrating St. Petersburg: 300 Years of Cultural Brilliance

The following cluster of courses, offered in various departments and units, focus explicitly on the arts, culture, history, literature, and politics of St. Petersburg. These Theme Semester courses can be identified within the Course Guide by this graphic:



HISTART 489. Special Topics in Art and Culture. (1-3). (Excl).

Section 003 — Art in Russia and Imperial Patronage, 1703-1917. Meets September 16 - November 11. [2 credits]. (Drop/Add deadline=September 24).

Instructor(s): Alexander Potts (adpotts@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-3). (Excl). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 9 credits.

mini/short


HISTORY 433. Russia Under the Tsars: From Peter the Great to the Revolutions of 1917. (4). (Excl).

Section 001 — St. Petersburg & Leningrad: City as History. Graduate students elect 433.005. Meets with History 433.005.

Instructor(s): William G Rosenberg (wgr@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


HISTORY 433. Russia Under the Tsars: From Peter the Great to the Revolutions of 1917. (4). (Excl).

Section 005 — St. Petersburg & Leningrad: City as History. Graduate students only. Meets with History 433.001.

Instructor(s): William G Rosenberg (wgr@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


HISTORY 483(532). St. Petersburg and the Russian Empire in the 18th Century. (3). (Excl).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Valerie Ann Kivelson (vkivelso@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


MUSICOL 405. Special Course. (1-3). (Excl).

Section 002 — National Style, Cultural Institutions, and Globalization: A View from Russia. Meets with REES 405.001.

Instructor(s): Arthur R Greene

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-3). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.


POLSCI 344(444). Government and Politics of Russia. (3). (SS).

Comparative

Section 001.

Instructor(s): William Zimmerman IV (wzim@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: One course in political science or permission of instructor. Prerequisites enforced at registration. (3). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.


POLSCI 497. Undergraduate Seminar in Comparative and Foreign Government. (3). (Excl).

Comparative

Section 002 — Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Politics.

Instructor(s): Zvi Y Gitelman (zvigitel@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Senior standing; primarily for seniors concentrating in political science. (3). (Excl). May be elected twice for credit.

R&E


POLSCI 497. Undergraduate Seminar in Comparative and Foreign Government. (3). (Excl).

Comparative

Section 003 — St. Petersburg and Russian Politics.

Instructor(s): William Zimmerman IV (wzim@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Senior standing; primarily for seniors concentrating in political science. (3). (Excl). May be elected twice for credit.


RCCORE 323. Russian Readings. (4). (Excl).

Foreign Language

Section 001 — St. Petersburg: The City of Power, Mystery, and Human Tragedy.

Instructor(s): Alina Udalchenko Makin (resco@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Proficiency in Russian (by RC standards). (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


RCHUMS 444. George Balanchine and the Transformation of American Dance. (3). (Excl).

Arts and Ideas

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Beth Genné (genne@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: RCHUMS 260 or 235 or DANCE 220; Upperclass standing. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


REES 405. Topics in Russian and East European Studies. (1-4). (Excl).

Section 001 — National Style, Cultural Institutions, and Globalization: A View from Russia. Meets with MUSICOL 405.002.

Instructor(s): Arthur R Greene

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. Laboratory fee ($10) required.


REES 405. Topics in Russian and East European Studies. (1-4). (Excl).

Section 002 — St. Petersburg in Film: Emblem of Russia's Social and Cultural Transformations. [1 credit]. Meets with Slavic 210.001. (Drop/Add deadline=September 22).

Instructor(s): Herbert J Eagle (hjeagle@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. Laboratory fee ($10) required.

Mini/Short course


RUSSIAN 462. Dostoevsky. (3). (Excl).

Literature

Section 001 — Fedor Dostoevsky & St. Petersburg. Meets with RUSSIAN 852.001.

Instructor(s): Michael Makin (mlmakin@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Russian is not required. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

Foreign Lit


RUSSIAN 552. Russian Literature of the Eighteenth Century. (3). (Excl).

Russian Literature in Russian

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Andreas Xavier Schönle (aschonle@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


RUSSIAN 852. Modern Poetry. (Excl).

Russian Literature in Russian

Section 001 — Fedor Dostoevsky & St. Petersburg. Meets with Russian 462.001.

Instructor(s): Michael Makin (mlmakin@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


SLAVIC 210. Slavic Cultures. (1). (Excl).

Slavic Surveys

Section 001 — St. Petersburg in Film: Emblem of Russia's Social and Cultural Transformations. Meets with REES 405.002. (Drop/Add deadline=September 22).

Instructor(s): Herbert J Eagle (hjeagle@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1). (Excl). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 3 credits.

Mini/Short course


STDABRD 362. UM/CIEE at St. Petersburg State University, Russia. (1-16). (Excl).

UM/CIEE at University of St Petersburg, Russia

Section 001 — CIEE Program in Russia.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1-16). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.



To enhance their understanding of Russia, students may also enroll in the following courses offered in Fall 2003:

ENGLISH 482. Studies in Individual Authors. (3). (Excl).
Section 004 Vladimir Nabokov and World Literature I: The Russian Years.

RCCORE 193 / RUSSIAN 103. Intensive First-Year Russian. (8). (LR).

RCHUMS 313 / SLAVIC 313. Russian Cinema. (3). (HU).

RCHUMS 347(451) / RUSSIAN 347. Survey of Russian Literature. (3). (HU).

RUSSIAN 101. First-Year Russian. (5). (LR).

RUSSIAN 102. First-Year Russian, Continued. (5). (LR).

RUSSIAN 103 / RCCORE 193. Intensive First-Year Russian. (8). (LR).

RUSSIAN 201. Second-Year Russian. (5). (LR).

RUSSIAN 301. Third-Year Russian. (4). (Excl).

RUSSIAN 347(451) / RCHUMS 347. Survey of Russian Literature. (3). (HU).

RUSSIAN 351. Introduction to Russian Literature. (3). (Excl)

RUSSIAN 401. Fourth-Year Russian. (4). (Excl).

RUSSIAN 449. Twentieth-Century Russian Literature. (3). (Excl).

RUSSIAN 478. Vladimir Nabokov and World Literature I: The Russian Years. (3). (Excl).

RUSSIAN 552. Russian Literature of the Eighteenth Century. (3). (Excl).

SLAVIC 250. Cultural Diversity in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia. (3). (Excl).

SLAVIC 313 / RCHUMS 313. Russian Cinema. (3). (HU).


For more information, contact the Center for Russian and East European Studies, Suite 4668 School of Social Work Building, 1080 South University Avenue, 734.764.0351, mailto:crees@umich.edu.


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