Slavic Spring Courses

Spring 2018. Courses subject to change.
 
Slavic 3. Elementary Russian.
 
Slavic 6. Intermediate Russian.
 
Slavic 101C. Advanced Russian.
Larry McLellan
Continued development of oral and written fluency. Special attention to development of reading skills through a variety of texts related to Russian culture. Systematic Review of advanced grammar. Compositions, translations, and oral presentations required. Periodic screenings of Russian films.
 
Slavic 124. Twentieth Century Poetry.
Sara Pankenier Weld
Introduction to twentieth-century Russian poetry. The "silver age" and Russian modernism, Avantgarde poetry, post-war trends in Russian Poetry. Readings by Briusov, Blok, Akhmatova, Mandelshtam, Esenin, Mayakovsky, Pasternak, Brodsky, and others.
Readings in Russian.
 
Slavic 152B. Language and Cultural Identity.
Katia McClain
Exploration of the way language is used to help construct cultural identity in Eastern Europe. Topics include the relationship between language and dialect and the use of language and other cultural symbols to identify self and other.
Taught in English.
 
Slavic 182. On the Margins (LGBTQ in Eastern Europe).
McClain
An analysis of the representation of marginalized population in Europe and the United States. How do the stereotyoes in literature, film and journalism help to create and maintain marginalized status? 
Taught in English.