Russian Literature (RUSSL)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2157RELST 2157

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17681 RUSSL 2157   SEM 101

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

  •  7186 RUSSL 3385   SEM 101

  • In translation.

RUSSL 3386

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 ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16872 RUSSL 3386   SEM 101

  • 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.

RUSSL 4492

Independent reading course in topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the course work. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5687 RUSSL 4492   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Tsimberov, V

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6374 RUSSL 4492   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Paperno, S

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6375 RUSSL 4492   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Krivitsky, R

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7300 RUSSL 4492   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Shapiro, G

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7431 RUSSL 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

  •  5688 RUSSL 6611   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Shapiro, G

  • Prerequisite: proficiency in Russian or permission of instructor.