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RUSS0103A-S17

CRN: 20343

Beginning Russian
Beginning Russian
This course is a continuation of the approach used in RUSS 0102, but with increased emphasis on reading. (RUSS 0102) 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. drill.

RUSS0103Y-S17

CRN: 20351

Beginning Russian
Drill
Beginning Russian
This course is a continuation of the approach used in RUSS 0102, but with increased emphasis on reading. (RUSS 0102) 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. drill.

RUSS0103Z-S17

CRN: 20346

Beginning Russian
Drill
Beginning Russian
This course is a continuation of the approach used in RUSS 0102, but with increased emphasis on reading. (RUSS 0102) 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. drill.

RUSS0122A-S17

CRN: 22345

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.

RUSS0202A-S17

CRN: 20372

Intermediate Russian
Intermediate Russian
Continuation of the approach used in RUSS 0201. Reading of contemporary Russian texts, conversation, and written assignments in Russian based on reading assignments. (RUSS 0201 or equivalent) 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. drill

RUSS0312A-S17

CRN: 21147

Russ Cult and Civ II
Russian Culture and Civilization II
This course is a continuation of RUSS 0311 but may be taken independently. It offers a bilingual approach to the study of Russian culture from the second half of the nineteenth century to the present. Works of literature, art, and music will be examined in their historical and political context. Particular attention will be devoted to the improvement of oral and written skills. (RUSS 0202 or equivalent) (formerly RUSS 0412) 3 hrs. lect.

RUSS0359A-S17

Cross-Listed As:
ENAM0359A-S17

CRN: 22347

The Art Of Nabokov
The Art of Vladimir Nabokov (in English)
A study of the "perverse" aesthetics of this Russian-American writer. We will expose the hidden plots under the surface of his fiction, follow and arbitrate the ongoing contest between the author and his fictional heroes, and search for the roots of Nabokov's poetics in Western and Russian literary traditions. An attempt will be made to show the continuity between the Russian and English works of this bilingual and bicultural writer. 3 hrs. lect.

RUSS0500A-S17

CRN: 20264

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

RUSS0500D-S17

CRN: 21406

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

RUSS0500E-S17

CRN: 20808

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

RUSS0500F-S17

CRN: 20267

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

RUSS0700A-S17

CRN: 20268

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

RUSS0700D-S17

CRN: 21407

Senior Independent Study
Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700F-S17

CRN: 20271

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

Department of Russian

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