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RUSS0122

The Russian Mind (in English)

The Russian Mind (in English)
In this course we will study the dominant themes of Russia's past and their role in shaping the present-day Russian mind. Topics will include: Slavic mythology; Russian Orthodoxy; Russian icons; the concept of autocracy; the legacy of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great; the Golden Age of Russian Literature (Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy and Dostoevsky); Russian composers, including the "Mighty Five"; Russian theater and ballet; the origins of Russian radicalism; the Russian Revolution; the legacy of Lenin and Stalin; and Russia from Khrushchev to Putin. 3 hrs. lect.
Subject:
Russian
Department:
Russian
Division:
Languages
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL HIS LIT
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Fall 2014

RUSS0122A-F14 Lecture (Portice)

Spring 2014

RUSS0122A-S14 Lecture (Portice)
RUSS0122B-S14 Lecture (Portice)

Spring 2013

RUSS0122A-S13 Lecture (Smorodinska)

Fall 2011

RUSS0122A-F11 Lecture (Berg)

Fall 2010

RUSS0122A-F10 Lecture (Katz)
RUSS0122B-F10 Lecture (Katz)

Fall 2009

RUSS0122A-F09 Lecture (Davydov)
RUSS0122B-F09 Lecture (Davydov)

Fall 2008

RUSS0122A-F08 Lecture (Davydov)
RUSS0122B-F08 Lecture (Davydov)

Fall 2007

RUSS0122A-F07 Lecture (Katz)
RUSS0122B-F07 Lecture (Katz)

Spring 2007

RUSS0122A-S07 Lecture (Davydov)

Fall 2006

RUSS0122A-F06 Lecture