Natasha Kolchevska, Advisor, Ortega 349B
Thirty hours of courses in Russian language and literature/culture including the following:
RUSS 201–202, RUSS 301–302, RUSS 401, RUSS 402 or equivalent. Twelve hours culture courses in translation.
Twenty-four hours of courses in Russian language and literature/culture including the following:
RUSS 201–202, RUSS 301–302, RUSS 401, RUSS 402 or equivalent, and six hours of literature/culture courses in translation.
Eighteen hours in Russian courses at the 200-level and beyond. One course in Russian literature in translation may be counted toward the minor.
Elementary Russian for students with no previous exposure to the language. Development of all four language skills: reading, speaking, writing and listening comprehension. Can be taken in conjunction with Russian 103.
Elementary Russian for students who have completed Russian 101 or equivalent. Continued development of all four skills. Can be taken in conjunction with Russian 104.
Vocabulary building, basic grammar review and special attention to idiomatic Russian.
Emphasis on all four language skills, especially reading. The structure of Russian is reviewed in detail.
RUSS 338. Topics in Russian Literature and Culture in Translation. (3 to a maximum of 6 Δ)
(Also offered as COMP, ENGL 338)
Study of individual authors, genres, and/or periods of Russian literature and culture in translation.
(Also offered as HIST 335 and MA 339)
In this course we study films and read secondary sources from the Soviet and post-Soviet eras (with English subtitles) and examine how they comment on current Russian social and cultural issues. Taught in English.
RUSS 340. Topics in Continuity and Change in Russian Culture . (3-6, no limit Δ)
(Also offered as COMP 340)
Topics will deal with individual authors, genres, periods or themes.
Study of present-day life in Russia as represented in popular media, including TV and film. Aimed at students who wish to improve their Russian language skills.
Topics will deal with individual authors, genres or periods. Taught in English and/or Russian.
Restriction: permission of instructor.
Open to juniors and seniors as approved by Russian faculty. Students will study one aspect of the field with a member of the Faculty Committee.
Open only to seniors enrolled for departmental honors.