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RUSS0101A-F16

CRN: 90203

Beginning Russian
Beginning Russian
This course is an approach to the language using four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing). It provides a firm control of the sound system and the structure of Russian. Although much emphasis is put on the spoken colloquial language, reading, writing, and a conscious understanding of the fundamentals of grammar prepare a strong foundation for work in advanced courses or for reading in specialized fields. 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. drill.

RUSS0101B-F16

CRN: 91912

Beginning Russian
Beginning Russian
This course is an approach to the language using four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing). It provides a firm control of the sound system and the structure of Russian. Although much emphasis is put on the spoken colloquial language, reading, writing, and a conscious understanding of the fundamentals of grammar prepare a strong foundation for work in advanced courses or for reading in specialized fields. 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. drill.

RUSS0101Y-F16

CRN: 91467

Beginning Russian
Drill
Beginning Russian
This course is an approach to the language using four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing). It provides a firm control of the sound system and the structure of Russian. Although much emphasis is put on the spoken colloquial language, reading, writing, and a conscious understanding of the fundamentals of grammar prepare a strong foundation for work in advanced courses or for reading in specialized fields. 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. drill.

RUSS0101Z-F16

CRN: 91468

Beginning Russian
Drill
Beginning Russian
This course is an approach to the language using four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing). It provides a firm control of the sound system and the structure of Russian. Although much emphasis is put on the spoken colloquial language, reading, writing, and a conscious understanding of the fundamentals of grammar prepare a strong foundation for work in advanced courses or for reading in specialized fields. 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. drill.

RUSS0151A-F16

CRN: 92374

Golden Age Russian Literature
Russian Literature's Golden Age: 1830-1880 (in English)
Duels, ghosts, utopias, murders, prostitution, and adultery- these are the raw materials Russian authors turned into some of the world's greatest literature. This course is an introduction to Russian literature of the 19th century, from the short stories of Pushkin and Gogol to the great novels of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. The centrality of literature in Russian society and the interrelations among the authors and texts will be discussed. How do the authors combine reality, fantasy, and philosophy to make these works both uniquely Russian and universal? 3 hrs. lect.

RUSS0201A-F16

CRN: 90405

Intermediate Russian
Intermediate Russian
Systematic review of grammar and development of the spoken and written skills attained in Beginning Russian. (RUSS 0103 or equivalent) 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. drill

RUSS0311A-F16

CRN: 91914

Russian Cult and Civ I
Russian Culture and Civilization I
This course offers a bilingual approach to the study of Russian culture from its origins to the mid-nineteenth century. Works of literature, art, and music will be examined in their historical context. Particular emphasis will be devoted to the improvement of oral and written skills. (RUSS 0202 or equivalent) (formerly RUSS 0411) 3 hrs. lect

RUSS0351A-F16

CRN: 92375

Dostoevsky
Dostoevsky (in English)
A study of the most important works by literary giant Fyodor Dostoevsky. Readings include: selected early fiction (Poor Folk, The Double, The Gambler); his seminal manifesto Notes from Underground; his first major novel Crime and Punishment; and his masterpiece The Brothers Karamazov.Biographical information, excerpts from the author's notebooks, analysis of comparative translations, and film adaptations will supplement readings. No knowledge of Russian required. Open to first-year students. 3 hrs. lect.

RUSS0500A-F16

CRN: 90406

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study
Advanced Studies in Language and Literature
Supervised individual study for highly qualified students. (Approval required)

RUSS0500B-F16

CRN: 90407

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Indep Study
Advanced Studies in Language and Literature
Supervised individual study for highly qualified students. (Approval required)

RUSS0500C-F16

CRN: 90408

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study
Advanced Studies in Language and Literature
Supervised individual study for highly qualified students. (Approval required)

RUSS0500D-F16

CRN: 90409

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study
Advanced Studies in Language and Literature
Supervised individual study for highly qualified students. (Approval required)

RUSS0500E-F16

CRN: 90410

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study
Advanced Studies in Language and Literature
Supervised individual study for highly qualified students. (Approval required)

RUSS0500F-F16

CRN: 90411

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study
Advanced Studies in Language and Literature
Supervised individual study for highly qualified students. (Approval required)

RUSS0700A-F16

CRN: 90412

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study
Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700B-F16

CRN: 90413

Senior Independent Study
Senior Ind Study
Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700C-F16

CRN: 90414

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study
Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700D-F16

CRN: 90415

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study
Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700E-F16

CRN: 90416

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study
Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700F-F16

CRN: 90417

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study
Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0704A-F16

CRN: 90038

Senior Seminar
Senior Seminar (in Russian)
This seminar topic changes every year. Recent seminar titles have included Research, Recast, Relay, The History of Russian Poetry, and Russian Drama. This course will provide students with the skills to identify and utilize Russian sources, provide professional quality written summaries and analyses, make oral presentations in Russian, and produce a substantial written assignment and project. (Senior Majors) 3 hrs. sem.

Department of Russian

Freeman International Center
203 Freeman Way
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753