Russian Course Offerings

Fall 2019

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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.

20th-Century Russian Literature

RUSS 316 - Brodsky, Anna

The novels, plays, poetry, and literary movements of the 20th century. Solzhenitsyn, Babel, Platonov, Mandelshtam, and Tsvetaeva are examples of authors examined. Conducted in Russian.

Spring 2019

We do not offer any courses this term.


Winter 2019

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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 Caucasus. The subject changes annually. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different. Conducted in Russian.

Winter 2019, RUSS 395-01: History of Russian Journalism (3). Students read works in Russian by a number of Soviet journalists such as Mikhail Koltsov, Ilf, and Petrov. Students also study works of the outstanding journalists of the post-Soviet era--Anna Politkovskaya, Fatima Tlisova, Elena Racheva, Vitaly Portnikov, and Svetlana Alexievich. (HL) Brodsky.