Intellectual Conversation

Intellectual Conversation: Advanced Speaking
This course targets the development of extensive argumentation and advanced/superior level fluency in Russian through daily roundtables and debates on broad and controversial topics. Students will learn advanced vocabulary associated with selected academic/disciplinary fields such as philosophy, sociology, religion/theology, human rights, non-proliferation, disinformation, art history, ethnography/anthropology, natural sciences, cybersecurity, and environmental studies. Each week will be devoted to one disciplinary field and will include a daily roundtable and weekly debates on topics closely connected to that discipline. Students will learn a number of discursive strategies for taking a position and developing an argument, and improve their spontaneous speaking and argumentation in Russian.
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RUSS 6708

All Sections in Summer 2022 Language Schools, LS 6 Week Session

Summer 2022 Language Schools, LS 6 Week Session

RUSS6708A-L22 Lecture (Klimanova)