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2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog 
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RUS 251 - The Theme of the African in Russian Literature and Culture

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
A survey of the varying cultural and racial perceptions of Africa and people of African descent as reflected in 19th- and 20th-century Russian literature. Examines tsarist and Soviet history of Russian intellectual contact with the African diaspora and the impact of this contact on the development of the “African” as a literary theme in Russian and Soviet literature. Conducted in English.

Prerequisite: None.
Note: Not offered every year.
Plus-2 option available.
Foreign language option available in Russian for course and +2.
Instructor: Greene