Autumn 2017 Courses

Language Courses

Literature, Culture, Film, and Linguistics Courses

 

Language Courses 

(4 credits unless otherwise noted)

BCS 1101: ELEMENTARY BOSNIAN-CROATIAN-SERBIAN I

  • Section 0010, MTWR 11:30AM-12:25PM, Derby Hall 060, Instructor: Anna Cesnjevar

BCS 1103: INTERMEDIATE BOSNIAN-CROATIAN-SERBIAN I

  • Section 0010, MTWR 12:40PM-1:35PM, University Hall 074, Instructor: Anna Cesnjevar

CZECH 1101: ELEMENTARY CZECH I

  • Section 0010, MTWR 1:25PM-2:25PM, Hagerty Hall 120, Instructor: Distance Learning

CZECH 1103: INTERMEDIATE CZECH I

  • Section 0010, MWR 12:30PM-1:20PM, Hagerty Hall 120, Instructor: Distance Learning

POLISH 1101: ELEMENTARY POLISH I

  • Section 0010, TR 11:10AM-12:30PM, Hagerty Hall 145, Instructor: Izolda Wolski-Moskoff

POLISH 1103: INTERMEDIATE POLISH I

  • Section 0010, TR 2:20PM-3:40PM, Hagerty Hall 145, Instructor: Izolda Wolski-Moskoff

ROMANIA 1101: ELEMENTARY ROMANIAN I

  • Section 0010, TWRF 3:00-3:55, Derby Hall 047, Instructor: Adela Lechintan-Siefer

ROMANIA 1103: INTERMEDIATE ROMANIAN I

  • Section 0010, TWRF 4:10-5:05, Derby Hall 047, Instructor: Adela Lechintan-Siefer

RUSSIAN 1101.01: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN I

  • Section 0010, TWRF, 8:00-8:55, Campbell Hall 271, Instructor: Viktoriia Kim
  • Section 0020, TWRF, 9:10-10:05, Enarson 254, Instructor: Michael O'Brien
  • Section 0030, TWRF, 10:20-11:15, Hagerty Hall 050, Instructor: Ke Lin
  • Section 0040, TWRF, 3:00-3:55, Derby Hall 030, Instructor: Jacob Beard
  • Section 0050, TWRF, 4:10-5:05, Journalism Building 221, Instructor: Randall Rowe

RUSSIAN 1101.51: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN I (SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Marina Pashkova


RUSSIAN 1102.01: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN II

  • Section 0010, TWRF, 9:10-10:05, Mendenhall Lab 174, Instructor: Tatiana Melnikova
  • Section 0020, TWRF, 5:20-6:15PM, Hagerty Hall 351, Instructor: David McVey

RUSSIAN 1102.51: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN II (SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Marina Pashkova


RUSSIAN 1103.01: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN II

  • Section 0010, TWRF, 8:00-8:55, Derby Hall 048, Instructor: Ray Alston
  • Section 0020, TWRF, 11:30-12:25, Dulles Hall 020, Instructor: Ekaterina Kibler
  • Section 0030, TWRF, 12:40-1:35, Macquigg Lab 155, Instructor: Anastasiia Gordiienko

RUSSIAN 1103.51: INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN I (SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Marina Pashkova


RUSSIAN 2104.51: INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN II (SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Marina Pashkova


RUSSIAN 3101: THIRD-YEAR RUSSIAN I

  • Section 0010, TWRF, 1:50-2:45PM, Derby Hall 024, Instructor: David McVey

RUSSIAN 3121: ADVANCED READING RUSSIAN I (SELF-PACED) -- 3 credits

Instructor: Marina Pashkova

Developing reading skills and strategies from a variety of authentic Russian sources, with special emphasis on contemporary materials Prereq: 2104.01 (407.01 or 402.01) or 2104.51 (407.51 or 402.51), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 580.51 or 581.51. Repeatable to a maximum of 3 cr hrs.


RUSSIAN 3122: ADVANCED READING RUSSIAN II (SELF-PACED) -- 3 credits

Instructor: Marina Pashkova

Further development of reading skills & strategies from authentic Russian sources, with emphasis on contemporary materials. Students register for 1-3 cr hrs during sem. Progress is sequential from one cr hr to next; 80% is required to advance. Prereq: 3121 (581.51), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 582.51. Repeatable to a maximum of 3 cr hrs.


RUSSIAN 3140: RUSSIAN CONVERSATION -- 1 credit

  • Section 0010, M 3:00PM-3:55PM, Hagerty Hall 056, Instructor: Larysa Stepanova

Maintaining and further developing conversational skills in Russian at the intermediate level. Taught in Russian as round-table discussion.  Prereq: 2104.01 (402.01) or 2104.51 (402.51), or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 2 cr hrs.


RUSSIAN 4101: ADVANCED RUSSIAN I-- 3 credits

  • Section 0010, MWF 9:10-10:05AM, Denney Hall 213, Instructor: Marina Pashkova
  • Section 0020, MWF 9:10-10:05AM, Hagerty Hall 071, Instructor: Helen Myers

Continuation of Russian 4101: speaking, listening, reading, and writing practice in Russian at the advanced level, with a focus on Russian culture and national identity.

Prereq: 4101 (601) or 609, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 610.


RUSSIAN 5101: FIFTH YEAR RUSSIAN I-- 3 credits

  • Section 0010, TR 8:00-9:20AM, Hagerty Hall 071, Instructor: Helen Myers

RUSSIAN 6171: BASIC READING RUSSIAN FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS (SELF-PACED) -- 3 credits

Instructor: Marina Pashkova

Russian alphabet, basic vocabulary, and basic elements of grammar for graduate students who need to develop reading skills for professional research. Taught in self-paced format. Continued by Russian 6172. Prereq: Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 571.


RUSSIAN 6172: READING RUSSIAN FOR RESEARCH (SELF-PACED) -- 3 credits

Instructor: Marina Pashkova

Continuation of Russian 6171: further development of reading skills, vocabulary, and grammar for graduate students who need to read Russian for professional research. Taught in self-paced format.

Prereq: 6171 (571), and Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 572 or 573.

 

Linguistics, Literature, Culture, and Film Courses 
(3 credits unless otherwise noted)

RUSSIAN COURSES

SLAVIC COURSES

RUSSIAN 2250/H: MASTERPIECES OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE

  • Section 0010, TR 11:10-12:30, Orton Hall 110, Instructor: Alex Burry
  • Section 0020, TR 2:20-3:40, Hagerty Hall 062, Instructor: Alisa Ballard
  • Honors Section, MWF 9:10-10:05AM, Derby Hall 048, Instructor: Angela Brintlinger

Reading and analysis of great works of Russian literature from the 19th century to the present by authors such as Pushkin, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Akhmatova, Bulgakov, Solzhenitsyn, and Ulitskaya. Taught in English.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 2250H (250H and 251H), 250, or 251. 

GE Literature and GE Diversity Global Studies course


RUSSIAN 2335.01/.99: RUSSIAN CULTURE/ONLINE

  • Section 0010, TR 9:35AM-10:55AM, Hagerty Hall 062, Instructor: Ludmila Isurin
  • Online Section 0010, Instructor: Marina Pashkova

Russia has always been a fascinating place, with its mixture of globe-shaking politics and world-class culture. The future -- whatever it holds -- promises nothing less. Through an analysis of literature, films, and the visual arts, we will learn about Russia and the USSR in the twentieth century and its impact on the world; try to understand the present of post-Soviet Russia; and imagine Russia in the future. In an attempt to comprehend the Western puzzlement in dealing with unique Russian contradictions, we will discuss the magnificence of Russian culture as well as look into the dark side of the Russian tradition, the destructive impulses of Stalinism and most recently of the return of Soviet Style politics with Vladimir Putin and the Russian Mafia. Taught in English. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 135 or 235. 

GE Cultures and Ideas and GE Diversity Global Studies course


RUSSIAN 2355.99: RUSSIANS AND THEIR VODKA: DECONSTRUCTING MYTHS

  • Online, Instructor: David McVey

Interdisciplinary study of vodka and its role in Russian history, culture, and politics. Course focuses first on vodka production and its uses, then on its influence on Russian culture in present times and key historical periods. Readings alternate with film, documentaries, and advertisements as class material. Offered totally online.


RUSSIAN 3460: THE MODERN RUSSIAN EXPERIENCE THROUGH FILM

  • Section 0010, TR 11:10AM-12:30PM, Hopkins Hall 246, Instructor: Helena Goscilo
  • Section 0020, TR 12:45-2:05PM, Baker Systems 136, Instructor: Hope Wilson
  • Section 0030, TR 9:35-10:55AM, Hagerty Hall 042, Instructor: Helen Myers

Exploration of some of the most revealing hopes and disappointments of Russian people presented in internationally acclaimed Russian films. Taught in English. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 360. 

GE Visual and Performing Arts and GE Diversity Global Studies course


RUSSIAN 3530: RUSSIAN CUISINE IN HISTORY, LITERATURE AND CULTURE

  • Section 0010, WF 12:45PM-2:05PM, Cockins Hall 232, Instructor: Angela Brintlinger

Explores Russian cuisine: its history and its role in Russian literature and culture. We will use a variety of cookbooks and cultural histories as our textbooks, and we will read selections from classical Russian literature to see how writers incorporate ideas of food and cuisine into their works. We will also read critical articles about the relationship between food and culture.

GE cultures and ideas course.


RUSSIAN 5250.02: DOSTOEVSKY

  • Section 0010, TR 3:55PM-5:15PM, Hagerty Hall 045, Instructor: Alexander Burry

Close analysis of the major works of Fyodor Dostoevsky.


RUSSIAN 5601: HISTORY OF RUSSIAN I

  • Section 0010, WF 12:45-2:05PM, University Hall 028, Instructor: Andrea Sims

Systematic synchronic description of the structure of Contemporary Standard Russian, focusing on phonetics, phonology, and morphology, and associated theoretical issues. Taught in English.

Prereq: 3102, or Grad standing in Slavic; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 6601 (640).


RUSSIAN 6253: ISSUES IN 20th- and 21st-CENTURY RUSSIAN LITERATURE

  • Section 0010, TR 12:45-2:05PM, Hagerty Hall 045, Instructor: Helena Goscilo

 SLAVIC 2230: VAMPIRES, MONSTROSITY, AND EVIL: FROM SLAVIC MYTH TO TWILIGHT 

  • Section 0010: WF 9:35-10:55AM, Arps Hall 012, Instructor: Daniel Collins
  • Section 0020: MWF 4:10-5:05PM, Enarson Classrooms 326, Instructor: Daniel Pratt

Changing approaches to evil as embodied in vampires in East European folk belief & European & American pop culture; function of vampire & monster tales in cultural context, including peasant world & West from Enlightenment to now.  Taught in English.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 130.

GE cultures and ideas course, GE diversity global studies course


SLAVIC 2367: THE EAST EUROPEAN EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA

  • Section 0010: WF 9:35-10:55AM, Cockins Hall 312, Instructor: David McVey
  • Section 0020: WF 12:45-2:05PM, University Hall 086, Instructor: Daniel Pratt

Experiences of East European immigrants; assimilation vs. multiculturalism, American Dream, stereotypes, identity formation; development of written & oral communication skills. Taught in English.

Prereq: Level 1 writing course (1110), or English 110 or 111 with permission of instructor; Not open to students with credit for 367. 

GE Writing and Communication: Level 2, and GE Diversity Social Diversity in the US course.


SLAVIC 3310: SCI-FI: EAST VS WEST

  • Section 0010, WF 11:10AM-12:30PM, Arps Hall 012, Instructor: Helen Myers

Slavic, American, and British sci-fi on page and screen as reflection of major cultural concerns: progress, utopia, human perfectibility, limits of science and knowledge, gender, identity. Taught in English.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 3320 or WGSSt 3310.

GE VPA and diversity global studies course. Cross-listed in WGSSt.


SLAVIC 6000: SLAVIC LITERATURE, FILM, AND CULTURAL STUDIES PROFESSIONALIZATION FORUM -- 1 credit

  • Section 0010, Day and Time TBA, Instructor: Jennifer Suchland

Biweekly colloquium for presentations and discussion of research by graduate students, faculty, and visiting scholars. Required for M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Slavic Linguistics.

Prereq: Grad standing. Repeatable to a maximum of 8 cr hrs. This course is graded S/U.


SLAVIC 6500: PROSEMINAR IN SLAVIC AND EAST EUROPEAN LITERARY & CULTURAL STUDIES

  • Section 0010, M 2:15-5:00PM, Hagerty Hall 251, Instructor: Jennifer Suchland

SLAVIC 6600: SLAVIC LINGUISTICS PROFESSIONALIZATION FORUM

  • Section 0010, Day and Time TBA, Instructor: Andrea Sims

SLAVIC 7801: COLLEGE TEACHING OF SLAVIC & EAST EUROPEAN LANGUAGES

  •  Section 0010, M 8:45-11:45AM, Hagerty Hall 359, Instructor: Larysa Stepanova

SLAVIC 8802: LANGUAGE AND MEMORY

  • Section 0010, TR 2:20-3:40PM, Hagerty Hall 045, Instructor: Ludmila Isurin

Discussion of psycholinguistic works related to memory and its role in language processing, second language learning, and forgetting. Taught in English. Elective for the GIS in Second Language Studies.

Prereq: Grad standing or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 804.

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