Winter 2023

  • 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): Lydia Roberts, Roman Koropeckyj

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

  • ROMANIA 101B - Elementary Romanian

    Instructor(s): Anca Cuptor

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

  • RUSSN 2 - Elementary Russian

    Instructor(s): Anna Kudyma, Yana Demeshko, Michael Lavery, David Miller, Marianna Petiaskina

    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 31 - Introduction to Russian Film

    Instructor(s): Lilya Kaganovsky, David Miller

    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, Polina Varfolomeeva

    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 103B - Russian for Native and Near-Native Speakers: Literature and Film

    Instructor(s): Anna Kudyma

    Lecture, three hours. Course 103A is not requisite to 103B. Improvement of oral and written language skills, emphasizing correct and diversified use of language and addressing individual grammatical difficulties. Film adaptations of Russian literature. Readings and screenings. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • RUSSN 119 - Golden Age and Great Realists

    Instructor(s): Vadim Shneyder

    Lecture, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Russian majors are advised to take this course in their sophomore year. Lectures and readings in English. Survey of 19th-century Russian literature (Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov) in its cultural, political, and social contexts. P/NP or letter grading.

  • RUSSN C124D - Studies in Russian Literature: Dostoevsky

    Instructor(s): Ronald Vroon

    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 C124N - Studies in Russian Literature: Nabokov

    Instructor(s): Yelena Furman

    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.

  • RUSSN M127 - Women in Russian Literature

    Instructor(s): Lilya Kaganovsky

    (Same as Gender Studies M127.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Lectures and readings in English. Introduction to alternative tradition of women's writings in Russia and Soviet Union. Emphasis on images of women expressed in this tradition as compared with those found in works of contemporary male writers. P/NP or letter grading.

  • SLAVC 90 - Introduction to Slavic Civilization

    Instructor(s): Cooper Lynn, Roman Koropeckyj

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Introductory survey of social and cultural institutions of Slavic peoples and their historical background. 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 102B - Advanced Serbian/Croatian

    Instructor(s): Viktorija Lejko-lacan

    Lecture, three hours. Recommended preparation: course 102A (may be waived with consent of instructor). P/NP or letter grading.

  • SRB CRO 187M - 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.