Winter 2020

  • HNGAR 101B - Elementary Hungarian

    Instructor(s): Melinda Borbely

    Lecture, three to four hours. Recommended preparation: course 101A (may be waived with consent of instructor). Introduction to grammar; instruction in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. P/NP or letter grading.

  • POLSH 101B - Elementary Polish

    Instructor(s): No assigned instructor
  • POLSH 187C - Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Polish

    Instructor(s): Marianna 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.

  • ROMANIA 101B - Elementary Romanian

    Instructor(s): Georgiana Galateanu

    Lecture, five hours. Recommended preparation: course 101A (may be waived with consent of instructor). Basic course in Romanian language. P/NP or letter grading.

  • ROMANIA 152 - Survey of Romanian Literature

    Instructor(s): Georgiana Galateanu

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Survey of Romanian literature from Middle Ages to present. P/NP or letter grading.

  • RUSSN 2 - Elementary Russian

    Instructor(s): Anna Kudyma

    Lecture, five hours; laboratory, one hour. Requisite: course 1 or Russian placement test. P/NP or letter grading.

  • RUSSN 5 - Intermediate Russian

    Instructor(s): Anna Kudyma

    Lecture, five hours; laboratory, one hour. Requisite: course 4 or Russian placement test. P/NP or letter grading.

  • RUSSN 25W - Great Russian Novel

    Instructor(s): Gail Lenhoff

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: English Composition 3. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 25. Designed for nonmajors. Knowledge of Russian not required. Study of major works by great 19th-century Russian novelists. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

  • RUSSN 31 - Introduction to Russian Film

    Instructor(s): Vadim Shneyder

    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.

  • RUSSN 100B - Literacy in Russian

    Instructor(s): Anna Kudyma

    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.

  • RUSSN 101B - Third-Year Russian

    Instructor(s): Susan Kresin

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 101A or Russian placement test. Advanced grammar, reading, and conversation, with strong multimedia component. P/NP or letter grading.

  • RUSSN 102B - Topics in Advanced/Superior Russian

    Instructor(s): 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 107B - Russian for Social and Cultural Studies

    Instructor(s): Anna Kudyma

    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.

  • RUSSN 111B - Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Superior Russian

    Instructor(s): Ronald Vroon

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 111A or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Taught in Russian. Designed for students with advanced proficiency. Development of skills in Russian phonetics, conversation, and grammar. Acquisition of advanced syntactical structures and expansion of lexical repertoire. Emphasis on formal interpersonal and presentational modes. Letter grading.

  • RUSSN 112B - Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Russian Literature and Culture

    Instructor(s): Ronald Vroon

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 112A or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Taught in Russian. Critical reading, analysis, and discussion of Russian literature, with exposure to Russian cultural and intellectual norms. Readings and essays, with emphasis on formal and academic writing. Letter grading.

  • RUSSN 113B - Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Professional and Academic Russian and Experiential Learning

    Instructor(s): Ronald Vroon

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 113A or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Taught in Russian. Use of discourse practices (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) to participate effectively in discussions of professional topics and situations outside of course. Opportunity to communicate in Russian in authentic contexts by participating in courses with local students, providing service to community, or interning in one business. Letter grading.

  • RUSSN C124D - Studies in Russian Literature: Dostoevsky

    Instructor(s): Gail Lenhoff

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. In-depth reading of major fictional works such as Crime and Punishment, Notes from the Underground, and The Brothers Karamazov. Concurrently scheduled with course C224D. P/NP or letter grading.

  • RUSSN 126 - Russian Theater: Plays and Performance

    Instructor(s): Yelena Severina

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Major Russian plays and living tradition of performance from classical to avant-garde. P/NP or letter grading.

  • RUSSN 130A - Russian Poetry: Introduction to Analysis of Russian Poetry

    Instructor(s): Igor Pilshchikov

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: third-year Russian recommended. Lectures and readings in Russian. Role of biography, cultural subtexts, rhetoric, and form in interpreting poetic texts. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change.

  • RUSSN M145 - Literary Texts and Literary Languages: Strategies of Analysis and Digital Tools

    Instructor(s): Igor Pilshchikov

    (Same as Digital Humanities M145.) Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Non-obligatory additional materials in Russian. Formal, quantitative, and computational methods for analysis of poetry and prose. Digital tools for analysis. P/NP or letter grading.

  • SLAVC M40 - Christianities East and West

    Instructor(s): Ronald Vroon

    (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.

  • SLAVC 191TB - Senior Capstone Thesis in Slavic Languages and Literatures

    Instructor(s): Yelena Furman

    Seminar, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 191TA. Limited to senior departmental majors. Editing and completion of senior capstone thesis. Use of student target language for research required. Letter grading.

  • SRB CRO 101B - Elementary Serbian/Croatian

    Instructor(s): Viktorija Lejko-lacan

    Lecture, five hours. Recommended preparation: course 101A (may be waived with consent of instructor). Basic course in Serbian/Croatian. P/NP or letter grading.

  • SRB CRO 187C - Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Serbian/Croatian

    Instructor(s): 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.