Russian Course Offerings

Fall 2014

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Elementary Russian I

RUSS 111 - Bunina

A basic course in Russian which includes the spoken language, fundamental grammar and reading.

Intermediate Russian I

RUSS 261 - Bunina

Continuation of RUSS 112 with some attention to Russian literature and culture.

Advanced Russian I

RUSS 301 - Brodsky

Speaking, reading and writing of Russian with increased attention to Russian literature and advanced grammar.

Topics in Russian Literature

RUSS 395 - Brodsky

A seminar on a particular author, period, or genre. The subject changes annually. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different. Conducted in Russian.

Fall 2014 topic:

RUSS 395: Seminar: Russian Childhood (3). Prerequisite: RUSS 262 or equivalent. Representations of childhood in the works of 19th- and 20th-century Russian authors. We examine 19th-century ideals of moral upbringing, as well as Soviet ideas on education and bringing up a perfect citizen in the communist state. The seminar includes such authors as Leo Tolstoy, Konstantin Ushinskii, Elizaveta Vodovozova, Mikhail Zoschenko, Aleksei Panteleev, and Liudmila Petrushevskaya. (HL) Brodsky.

Directed Individual Study

RUSS 403 - Brodsky

Advanced study in Russian. The nature of the course will be determined by the students' needs and by evaluation of their previous work. May be repeated for degree credit with permission and if the topics are different.


Spring 2014

We do not offer any courses this term.


Winter 2014

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Elementary Russian II

RUSS 112 - Bunina

A basic course in Russian which includes the spoken language, fundamental grammar and reading.

Intermediate Russian II

RUSS 262 - Bunina

Continuation of RUSS 261 with some attention to Russian literature and culture.

Advanced Russian II

RUSS 302 - Brodsky

A continuation of RUSS 301.

Topics in Russian Literature

RUSS 395 - Brodsky

A seminar on a particular author, period, or genre. The subject changes annually. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different. Conducted in Russian.

Directed Individual Study

RUSS 401 - Brodsky (Multiple Sections)

Advanced study in Russian. The nature of the course will be determined by the students' needs and by evaluation of their previous work. May be repeated for degree credit with permission and if the topics are different.