RUSSL 3386

RUSSL 3386

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019. Courses of Study 2019-2020 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

For over a century now, the Soviet/Russian dictatorship has been the foremost adversary of the American democracy. In order to interact with Russia successfully, it is necessary to become familiar with it as a socio-political and cultural entity. To this end, this course provides a vital lens through which one may look at Russia's modern history and comprehend its contemporary frame of mind.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 15 students.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16872RUSSL 3386  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Shapiro, G

  • Updated course description: For over a century now, the Soviet/Russian regime has been one of the foremost adversaries of the American democracy. In order to interact with the country successfully, it is imperative to become familiar with it as a sociopolitical and cultural entity. To this end, this course provides a vital lens through which one may look at Russia‚Äôs modern history and comprehend its contemporary mentality. We shall discuss the works by classics of twentieth-century Russian prose, such as Chekhov, Bunin, Bulgakov, Nabokov, Solzhenitsyn, Shalamov, and Voinovich. In translation.