Russian Course Offerings

Spring 2018

We do not offer any courses this term.


Winter 2018

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Elementary Russian II

RUSS 112 - Rubina, Iuliia (Yulia)

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

Intermediate Russian II

RUSS 262 - Rubina, Iuliia (Yulia)

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

Advanced Russian II

RUSS 302 - Brodsky, Anna

A continuation of RUSS 301.

Topics in Russian Literature

RUSS 395 - Brodsky, Anna

A seminar on a particular author, period, or genre. Recent topics have included Russian War Stories, Russian Childhood, The Art and Craft of Propaganda, and The Caucases. The subject changes annually. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different. Conducted in Russian.

Winter 2018, RUSS 395-01: Soviet Childhood (3). Prerequisite: RUSS 262 or equivalent. In the first part of the course, students examine films, songs, paintings, and literary pieces glorifying childhood in the Soviet Union in general and the institution of Soviet Pioneers (a political organization for children) in particular. Later, students read memoirs and documents dealing with orphanages and the Stalin era's labor camps where many children worked and died, read in Russian. (HL) Brodsky.

Directed Individual Study

RUSS 401 - Brodsky, Anna

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.

Fall 2017

See complete information about these courses in the course offerings database. For more information about a specific course, including course type, schedule and location, click on its title.

Elementary Russian I

RUSS 111 - Rubina, Iuliia (Yulia)

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

Intermediate Russian I

RUSS 261 - Rubina, Iuliia (Yulia)

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

Advanced Russian I

RUSS 301 - Brodsky, Anna

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

Topics in Russian Literature

RUSS 395 - Brodsky, Anna

A seminar on a particular author, period, or genre. Recent topics have included Russian War Stories, Russian Childhood, The Art and Craft of Propaganda, and The Caucases. The subject changes annually. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different. Conducted in Russian.

Fall 2017, RUSS 395-01: Russian War Stories (3). Prerequisite: RUSS 262 or equivalent. Students choose works from Tolstoy's War and Peace and accounts of war by contemporary journalists, read in Russian. (HL) Brodsky.