91279

RUS 101 Beginning Russian

Olga Voronina

. T . Th F

. . . Th .

10:30 - 11:30 am

1:30 2:30 pm

OLINLC 206

OLIN 107

FLLC

A course for students with little or no previous knowledge of Russian that introduces the fundamentals of the spoken and written language as well as Russian culture. We will emphasize conversation, reading, and written proficiency and encourage creative expression in autobiographical and fictional compositions. Audio-visual materials will be an integral part of the learning process. In addition to regular class meetings, students are required to attend a one-hour-per-week tutorial. Beginning Russian will be followed by an intensive 8-credit course in the spring semester and a 4-credit summer language and culture program in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Class size: 20

 

91261

RUS 206 Continuing Russian

Marina Kostalevsky

. T W Th .

12:00 -1:00 pm

OLINLC 120

FLLC

This course is designed to continue refining and engaging students' practice of speaking, reading, and writing Russian. Students will expand their vocabulary and range of stylistic nuance by writing regular response papers and presenting oral reports. Increasing oral proficiency is a primary aim of this course, as well as developing reading and viewing strategies appropriate to the widest variety of written texts and Russian television and film. We will focus on the syntax of the complex Russian sentence and on grammatical nuances. The class will be conducted in Russian.  Class size: 10

 

91262

RUS 315 Advanced Russian through Reading and Writing

Olga Voronina

M . W Th .

12:00 -1:00 pm

OLIN 306

FLLC

Advanced Russian through the nineteenth- and twentieth-century prose and poetry is designed for students with at least two years of study of the language and for heritage speakers who wish to review their knowledge of grammar and practice reading and speaking Russian. The course aims to build the students' vocabulary and improve their morphology and syntax through a variety of written and oral exercises as well as structured conversation. Literary texts by Russia's leading writers will help us build narrative and conceptual proficiency. They will contribute to such important areas of language study as creative composition, talking about emotions and identity, and becoming familiar with Russia's traditions and culture. Class size: 15

 

91260

RUS 409 Russian Poetry

Marina Kostalevsky

. . . . F

10:30 - 12:50 pm

OLIN 107

FLLC

This course covers a historical study of Russian versification, a study of the technical aspects of poetry, structural analysis of poetic texts and translation of selected poems. Poets include Pushkin, Lermontov, Baratynsky, Tiutchev, Fet, Blok, Balmont, Akhmatova, Mandelstam, Tsvetaeva, Pasternak, Mayakovsky, Tarkovsky, Brodsky, Rein, Schwarts and others. Conducted in Russian. Class size: 10

Cross-listed courses, see Literature section for descriptions:

 

91373

HIST 242 History of Soviet Russia: From Communism to Nationalism

Gennady Shkliarevsky

M . W . .

3:10 -4:30 pm

RKC 111

HIST

 

91374

HIST 365 Russian Intellectual History

Gennady Shkliarevsky

. . . Th .

4:40 -7:00 pm

OLIN 301

HIST

 

91259

LIT 2117 Russian Laughter

Marina Kostalevsky

. T . Th .

3:10 -4:30 pm

OLINLC 120

ELIT

 

91277

LIT 2153 Infernal Paradises:

Literature of Russian Modernism

Olga Voronina

M . W . .

10:10 - 11:30 am

OLIN 303

ELIT

 

91278

LIT 2184 Childhood:Russian Literature

Sara Pankenier Weld

. T . Th .

1:30 -2:50 pm

RKC 102

ELIT

 

91280

LIT 2404 Fantastic Journey and the

Modern World

Jonathan Brent

. . W . .

4:40 -7:00 pm

.

ELIT

 

91353

PS 255 The Politics of Russia & the Soviet Successor States

Jonathan Becker

. T . Th .

11:50 -1:10 pm

RKC 101

SSCI