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RUSS0101A-F14

CRN: 90232

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-F14

CRN: 91782

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-F14

CRN: 91783

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.

RUSS0122A-F14

CRN: 92423

The Russian Mind (in English)

The Russian Mind (in English)
In this course we will study the dominant themes of Russia's past and their role in shaping the present-day Russian mind. Topics will include: Slavic mythology; Russian Orthodoxy; Russian icons; the concept of autocracy; the legacy of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great; the Golden Age of Russian Literature (Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy and Dostoevsky); Russian composers, including the "Mighty Five"; Russian theater and ballet; the origins of Russian radicalism; the Russian Revolution; the legacy of Lenin and Stalin; and Russia from Khrushchev to Putin. 3 hrs. lect.

RUSS0201A-F14

CRN: 90479

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

RUSS0351A-F14

CRN: 92424

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-F14

CRN: 90480

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study

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

RUSS0500C-F14

CRN: 90482

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study

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

RUSS0500D-F14

CRN: 90483

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study

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

RUSS0500E-F14

CRN: 90484

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study

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

RUSS0500F-F14

CRN: 90485

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study

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

RUSS0700A-F14

CRN: 90486

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study

Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700C-F14

CRN: 90488

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study

Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700D-F14

CRN: 90489

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study

Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700E-F14

CRN: 90490

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study

Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700F-F14

CRN: 90491

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study

Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0704A-F14

CRN: 90039

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.