Russian Literature (RUSSL)Arts and Sciences

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

RUSSL 2157

Tolstoy is impossible. An aristocrat who renounced his wealth. A man of titanic appetites who repeatedly swore off meat, alcohol and sex. A Christian who didn't believe in God. An anarchist who ruled his ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2157RELST 2157

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17681RUSSL 2157  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Litvak, O

RUSSL 3331

The nineteenth century was the first great age of Russian poetry – beginning with Pushkin's predecessors, continuing through Lermontov, and ending with Tiutchev and Fet and anticipations of modernism.  ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9291RUSSL 3331  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Pollak, N

RUSSL 3385

This course offers an exciting trip to the intricate world of Nabokov's fiction. After establishing himself in Europe as a distinguished Russian writer, Nabokov, at the outbreak of World War II, came to ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3815ENGL 3790

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7186RUSSL 3385  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Shapiro, G

  • In translation.

RUSSL 3386

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 ... view course details

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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’s 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.

RUSSL 4492

Independent study. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5687RUSSL 4492  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Tsimberov, V

  • Independent Study. Prerequisite: students must find an advisor and submit a plan before signing up.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6374RUSSL 4492  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Paperno, S

  • Independent Study. Prerequisite: students must find an advisor and submit a plan before signing up.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6375RUSSL 4492  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Krivitsky, R

  • Independent Study. Prerequisite: students must find an advisor and submit a plan before signing up.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7300RUSSL 4492  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Shapiro, G

  • Independent Study. Prerequisite: students must find an advisor and submit a plan before signing up.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7431RUSSL 4492  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Independent Study. Prerequisite: students must find an advisor and submit a plan before signing up.

RUSSL 6611

Independent study. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5688RUSSL 6611  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Shapiro, G

  • Prerequisite: proficiency in Russian or permission of instructor.