Winter 2018

Central & East European Studies 125 – Interwar Central European Prose

Instructor: Roman Koropeckyj

C&EE ST 125. Interwar Central European Prose. (4) (Formerly numbered Slavic 125.) Lecture, three hours. Analysis of selected novels, stories, plays, and essays of representative authors of 1920s and 1930s in translation. Special attention to relation between literature and historical and ethnic concerns. P/NP or letter grading.

Hungarian 101B – Elementary Hungarian

Instructor: Melinda Borbely

HNGAR 101A-101B-101C. Elementary Hungarian. (4-4-4) Lecture, three to four hours. Course 101A is recommended preparation for 101B, which is recommended preparation for 101C. Each course may be waived with consent of instructor. Introduction to grammar; instruction in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. P/NP or letter grading.

Polish 101B – Elementary Polish

Instructor: Agnieszka Jezyk

(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.

Polish 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 101B – Introduction to Romanian

Instructor: Georgiana Galateanu

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 course in Romanian language. 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 102B – 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.

Russian 107B – Russian for Social and Cultural Studies

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 191 – Russian Literature: Literary Texts and Literary Languages: Strategies of Analysis and Digital Tools

Instructor: Igor Pilshchikov

Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 6. Reading and discussion of selected authors; culminating seminar paper required. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change. P/NP or letter grading.

Focus on quantitative and computational methods for analysis of poetry and prose; use of internet sources and online tools in study of literature and literary languages; and working principles, structure, and functions of digital libraries and linguistic corpora.

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 31 – Introduction to Russian Film

Instructor: Vadim Shneyder

RUSSN 31. Introduction to Russian Film. (5) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; film screening, two hours. Key works, names, events, and concepts of Russian cinematic tradition. Development of skills in analyzing and interpreting films and acquisition of critical terminology of film studies. How film form and aesthetics are conditioned by technology, ideology, economics, theory, tradition, and culture. How cinema in Russia has created and contested narratives of history and identity, how cinema has served interests of state, and how it has defied them. P/NP or letter grading.

Russian 5 – Intermediate Russian

Instructor: Anna Kudyma

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

Russian C124C – Studies in Russian Literature: Chekhov

Instructor: Yelena Furman

Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Survey of short stories, novellas, and major plays (“The Seagull,” “Uncle Vanya,” “Three Sisters,” “The Cherry Orchard”), with discussion of Russian and American productions. Concurrently scheduled with course C124C. S/U or letter grading.

Serb Cro 101B – Introduction to Serbian/Croatian

Instructor: Viktorija Lejko-Lacan

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 course in Serbian/Croatian. P/NP or letter grading.

Serb Cro 187C – Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Serbian/Croatian

Instructor: Viktorija Lejko-Lacan

Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Enforced requisite: course 102C 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.

Slavic 191TB – Senior Capstone Thesis in Slavic Languages and Literatures

Instructor: Yelena Furman

SLAVC 191TB-191TC. Senior Capstone Thesis in Slavic Languages and Literatures. (2-2) Seminar, three hours. Course 191TA is enforced requisite to 191TB, which is enforced requisite to 191TC. Limited to senior departmental majors. Editing and completion of senior capstone thesis. Use of student target language for research required. Letter grading.

Slavic 201 – Introduction to Old Church Slavic

Instructor: Gail Lenhoff

SLAVC 201. Introduction to Old Church Slavic. (4) Lecture, three hours. Required for MA (linguistics, literature). Introduction to phonology and grammar; readings.