Winter 2022

  • 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.

  • ROMANIA 102B - Advanced Romanian

    Instructor(s): Georgiana Galateanu

    Lecture, five hours. Recommended preparation: course 102A (may be waived with consent of instructor). Differences between oral and written discourse, expansion of students' general and academic vocabulary, and increase of range of grammatical structures for use in speaking and writing. Cultural information to be included in readings. P/NP or letter grading.

  • RUSSN 2 - Elementary Russian

    Instructor(s): Anna Kudyma, David Miller, Lydia Roberts, Michael Lavery, Yana Demeshko

    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, Elena Makarova

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

  • RUSSN 25 - Great Russian Novel

    Instructor(s): Gail Lenhoff, Cooper Lynn

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 25W. Designed for nonmajors. Knowledge of Russian not required. Study of major works by great 19th-century Russian novelists. P/NP or letter grading.

  • RUSSN 100A - Literacy in Russian

    Instructor(s): Anna Kudyma, Polina Varfolomeeva

    Lecture, three hours. Course 100A or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 100B; course 100B or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 100C. 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 C124C - Studies in Russian Literature: Chekhov

    Instructor(s): 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 C224C. 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): Brian Donnelly Lewis, Rui Zhou, 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 99 - Student Research Program

    Instructor(s): Vadim Shneyder

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower-division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP 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 187J - 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.