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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:

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. Meets with Russian 478.001.

Instructor(s): Omry Ronen (omronen@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May be repeated for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term. Repetition requires permission of the department.


HISTART 394. Special Topics. (3). (Excl).

Section 003 The Russian Avant-Garde.

Instructor(s): Maria E Gough (mgough@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Upperclass standing. (3). (Excl). May be repeated for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.


HISTORY 433. Russia Under the Tsars: From Peter the Great to the Revolutions of 1917. (3). (Excl).

European History from Ancient to Modern Times

Section 001 St. Petersburg & Leningrad: City as History.

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

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


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

European History from Ancient to Modern Times

Section 001 St. Petersburg and the Russian Empire.

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 001 National Style, Cultural Institutions, and Globalization: A View from Russia. Meets with REES 405.

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. (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 in the Former Soviet Union.

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

Foreign Language

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: (8). (LR). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RUSSIAN 101, 102, 111, or 112.


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

Arts and Ideas

Section 003 ONLY satisfies the upper-level writing requirement.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit. Laboratory fee ($50) required.

Upper-Level Writing Foreign Lit


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

Comparative Literature

Section 001.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Russian is not required. No knowledge of Russian literature or history is presupposed. (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.

Foreign Lit


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 395 / SLAVIC 395 / HISTORY 332 / POLSCI 395 / SOC 392. Survey of Russia: The Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and the Successor States. (4). (SS).

Section 001.

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

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


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 and Architecture ???.

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.

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

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


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

Language

Instructor(s): Snejana J Tempest (tempest@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (5). (LR). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RUSSIAN 103 or 111.


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

Language

Instructor(s): Snejana J Tempest (tempest@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: RUSSIAN 101. (5). (LR). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RUSSIAN 103, 111, or 112.


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

Language

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: (8). (LR). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RUSSIAN 101, 102, 111, or 112.


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

Language

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: RUSSIAN 102 or 103. (5). (LR). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RUSSIAN 203.


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

Language

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: RUSSIAN 202 or 203, and satisfactory scores on a proficiency test. (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RUSSIAN 303.


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

Literature

Section 001.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Russian is not required. No knowledge of Russian literature or history is presupposed. (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.

Foreign Lit


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

Russian Literature in Russian

Section 001 Taught In Russian.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: RUSSIAN 202 or 203. Taught in Russian. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


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

Language

Instructor(s): Vitalij V Shevoroshkin (vvs@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: RUSSIAN 302 or 303. (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RUSSIAN 403.


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

Literature

Section 001 Historical Survey of Russian Literature from 1890 to 1921.

Instructor(s): Omry Ronen (omronen@umich.edu)

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

Foreign Lit


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

Literature

Section 001 Fedor Dostoevsky & St. Petersburg.

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

Literature

Section 001 Meets with English 482.001.

Instructor(s): Omry Ronen (omronen@umich.edu)

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


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.


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.

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


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

Slavic Surveys

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Vitalij V Shevoroshkin (vvs@umich.edu)

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

R&E Foreign Lit


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

Slavic Film

Section 003 ONLY satisfies the upper-level writing requirement.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit. Laboratory fee ($50) required.

Upper-Level Writing Foreign Lit


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.



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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