Courses

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Winter 2017

CENTRAL AND EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES 91

Instructor: Georgiana Galateanu

(4) Seminar, three hours. Study and discussion of specialized issues and approaches in history, structure, and thematics of one or more literary traditions of central and eastern Europe. Consult Schedule of Classes for topics to be offered in specific term. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

HUNGARIAN 102B: ADVANCED HUNGARIAN

Instructor: Melinda Borbely

(4 units) Lecture, three hours. Recommended preparation: course 101C (may be waived with consent of instructor). Course 102A is recommended preparation for 102B, which is recommended preparation for 102C. Each course may be waived with consent of instructor. P/NP or letter grading.

POLISH 101B: ELEMENTARY POLISH

(5 UNITS) Lecture, five hours. Course 101A is recommended preparation for 101B, which is recommended preparation for 101C. Each course may be waived with consent of instructor. Basic courses in Polish language. P/NP or letter grading.

POLSH 187C. ADVANCED TUTORIAL INSTRUCTION IN POLISH

Instructor: Mariana Chodorowska-Pilch

Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Polish placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Polish: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

ROMANIAN 90

Instructor: Georgiana Galateanu

(4) Lecture, three hours. Introductory survey of social and cultural institutions of Romanian people and their historical background. P/NP or letter grading.

RUSSIAN 100B: LITERACY IN RUSSIAN

Instructor: Anya Ice

Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 100A or Russian placement test. For students who speak Russian but have difficulty reading and writing. Focus on improving reading and writing skills, increasing vocabulary, and developing speaking skills required for academic discourse. P/NP or letter grading.

RUSSIAN 101B: THIRD-YEAR RUSSIAN

Instructor: Susan Kresin

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 6 or Russian placement test. Course 101A or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 101B; course 101B or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 101C. Advanced grammar, reading, and conversation. P/NP or letter grading.

RUSSIAN 107B

Instructor: Anna Kudyma

(4) Lecture, three hours. Recommended preparation: third-year Russian. Lectures and readings in Russian. Exploration of texts and media in social sciences and culture, with emphasis on press, television, and Internet. Each course may be taken independently and may be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

RUSSIAN 128: RUSSIAN SCIENCE FICTION

Instructor: Professor Vycheslav Ivanov

(4) Lecture, three hours. Readings in English. Introduction to Russian science fiction in the 20th century. Emphasis on function of science fiction in development of Russian culture before and after the October Revolution. P/NP or letter grading.

RUSSIAN 191: RUSSIAN LITERATURE: STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF POETRY AND PROSE (SOUND, GRAMMAR, MEANING): FROM RUSSIAN FORMALISM TO DIGITAL HUMANITIES

Instructor: Igor Pilshchikov

Study of development of formal, quantitative (and later, computational) methods for analysis of poetry and prose ranging from Formalism to Structuralism to contemporary approaches. Focus on Russian Formalism.

RUSSIAN 2: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN

Instructor: Anna Kudyma, Multiple Instructors

Recitation, five hours; laboratory, one hour. P/NP or letter grading.

RUSSIAN 25W: GREAT RUSSIAN NOVEL

Instructor: Gail Lenhoff

Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Enforced requisite: English Composition 3 or 3H or English as a Second Language 36. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 25. Designed for non-majors. Knowledge of Russian not required. Study of major works by great 19th-century Russian novelists. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

RUSSIAN C124N: STUDIES IN RUSSIAN LITERATURE — NABOKOV

Instructor: Yelena Furman

(4) Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Russian novelist ( The Gift ) , American novelist ( Lolita ) , autobiographer ( Speak Memory ), and critic. Concurrently scheduled with course C277. P/NP or letter grading.

RUSSIAN102B: TOPICS IN ADVANCED/SUPERIOR RUSSIAN

Instructor: Anna Kudyma

Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 102A or Russian placement test. Discussion and composition, with emphasis on vocabulary development and review of selected grammar topics. Readings in fiction and nonfiction, films, and videos, and use of Internet. May be taken independently and may be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

RUSSN 140A. RUSSIAN PROSE FICTION: INTRODUCTION TO ANALYSIS OF RUSSIAN NARRATIVE PROSE

Instructor: Vadim Shneyder

Lecture, three hours. Preparation: third-year Russian recommended. Lectures and readings in Russian. Close analysis of genre, narrative, and rhetorical strategies and interplay of literature, history, and culture. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change. P/NP or letter grading.

SERBIAN/CROATIAN 102B: ADVANCED SERBIAN/CROATIAN

Instructor: Viktorija Lejko-Lacan

(4 units) Lecture, three hours. Recommended preparation: course 101C (may be waived with consent of instructor). Course 102A is recommended preparation for 102B, which is recommended preparation for 102C. Each course may be waived with consent of instructor. P/NP or letter grading.

SLAVC 191TB. SENIOR CAPSTONE THESIS IN SLAVIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

Instructor: Yelena Furman

SENIOR CAPSTONE THESIS IN SLAVIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

SLAVIC 87: LANGUAGES OF LOS ANGELES

Instructor: Sasha Razor

Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Comprehensive interdisciplinary investigation of Los Angeles as multilingual and multicultural metropolis Review and analysis of features of major linguistic communities in Los Angeles area (Armenian, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish, and others), with particular attention to social and cultural factors that play role in maintenance of language used in any given ethnic group. Familiarization with discipline and methodology of urban linguistics as part of urban geographical studies and as tool for investigating growing linguistic and cultural diversity of America’s large cities. P/NP or letter grading.

SLAVIC M40: CHRISTIANITIES EAST AND WEST

Instructor: Ronald Vroon

(Formerly numbered 40.) (Same as Religion M40.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of three major historical branches of Christianity–Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, and Protestantism, contrasting how history, dogma, culture, and community structures develop in those three traditions. P/NP or letter grading.

SRB CRO 187J. ADVANCED TUTORIAL INSTRUCTION IN SERBIAN/CROATIAN

Instructor: Viktorija Lejko-Lacan

Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Serbian/Croatian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Serbian/Croatian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.