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RUSS0101A-F12

CRN: 90298

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-F12

CRN: 92984

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.

RUSS0151A-F12

Cross-Listed As:
RUSS0151B-F12

CRN: 92704

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.

RUSS0151B-F12

Cross-Listed As:
RUSS0151A-F12

CRN: 92784

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-F12

CRN: 90573

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

RUSS0201B-F12

CRN: 93100

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-F12

CRN: 91751

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

RUSS0500A-F12

CRN: 90575

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study

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

RUSS0500B-F12

CRN: 90576

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Indep Study

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

RUSS0500D-F12

CRN: 90578

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study

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

RUSS0500F-F12

CRN: 90580

Advanced Independent Study
Adv Independent Study

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

RUSS0700A-F12

CRN: 90581

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study

Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700B-F12

CRN: 90582

Senior Independent Study
Senior Ind Study

Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700D-F12

CRN: 90584

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study

Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0700F-F12

CRN: 90586

Senior Independent Study
Senior Indep Study

Senior Independent Study
(Approval required)

RUSS0704A-F12

CRN: 90053

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. (T. Smorodinska)