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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RUS 195-01 - Introductory Special Topic: An Introduction to Modern Russian Culture

4 credits (Fall)
Cross-listed as: HUM 195-01  and GLS 195-01 . This course gives students an introduction to the major issues in development of Russian Culture from 1800 to the present, with some attention to earlier periods. The particular focus will be on the complex relationship between the artist and the state. Drawing on a range of literary texts, music, art, film, and popular culture, students will gain insights into the development of major trends of Russian Culture. All course materials are in English translation. No prior knowledge of Russian necessary.

Prerequisite: None.
Instructor: Armstrong