19159

RUS 102

 Beginning Russian II

Olga Voronina

M T W Th 12:00-1:00 pm

OLINLC 206

FL

FLLC

This course is designed as a continuation for students who have completed Beginning Russian 101. Our focus on speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills continues through cultural context, video materials, songs, and literary analysis. Successful completion of the sequence qualifies students to enroll in a 4-week June program in St. Petersburg, where they will attend classes (earning an additional 4 credits) and participate in a cultural program while living in Russian families. It also enables them to pursue a semester or year-long study in St. Petersburg at Smolny College of the Liberal Arts, a joint educational venture of Bard and the St. Petersburg University.   Class size: 22

 

19161

RUS 207

 Continuing Russian II

Oleg Minin

M T  Th   9:00-10:00 am

OLINLC 118

FL

FLLC

This course is designed to continue refining students’ ability to speak, read and write in Russian as well as strengthening their listening comprehension. The course emphasizes acquisition and active use of new vocabulary and advanced grammar constructions pursued through the study of a wide variety of pertinent topics, contexts and literary texts. Students enhance their writing and speaking ability and range of stylistic nuance by completing and presenting oral reports and a longer, semester-long research project on topics studied during the course or a topic of their choice. Class size: 15

 

19162

RUS 329

 the grammar of poetry:  Advanced Russian in Analytical Context

Marina Kostalevsky

 Wed   10:10am-12:30 pm

OLIN 304

FL

FLLC

This course offers practical approach to fundamental topics of Russian grammar and syntax through reading and analyzing poetic texts by such major Russian poets as Pushkin, Lermontov, Tyutchev, Blok, Akhmatova, Mandelstam, Tsvetaeva, Pasternak, Mayakovsky, Brodsky, and others. The course also includes overview of the history of Russian versification, a study of the technical aspects of poetry, and translation of selected poems. Special attention to principles of phonetics, intonation, and poetry recitation.  Class size: 12

 

Cross-listed courses:

 

19334

HIST 203

 Russia under the Romanovs

Sean McMeekin

 T  Th    11:50-1:10 pm

RKC 102

HA

HIST

Cross-listed: Global & International Studies; Russian Studies

 

19175

LIT 2117

 Russian Laughter

Marina Kostalevsky

 T  Th    3:10-4:30 pm

OLIN 310

LA

ELIT

Cross-listed: Russian Studies

 

19188

LIT 2404

 Fantastic Journey/Modern World

Jonathan Brent

    F        3:00-5:20 pm

OLIN 201

LA

ELIT

Cross-listed: Jewish Studies; Russian Studies