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Autumn 2024 Courses

Please see the drop down buttons below for our Autumn 2024 course offerings in foreign languages and literature, culture, film, and second language acquisition.

BCS 1101: ELEMENTARY BOSNIAN-CROATIAN-SERBIAN I

  • Section 0010, TWRF 12:45-1:40PM, Instructor: Matthew Boyd

Introduction to Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian; development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context. Not open to native speakers of these languages through regular course enrollment or EM credit, or to students with 2 or more years of study in these languages in high school, except by permission of department.

GE Foreign Language


BCS 1103: INTERMEDIATE BOSNIAN-CROATIAN-SERBIAN I

  • Section 0010, TWRF 3:00-3:55PM, Instructor: Matthew Boyd

Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context. Not open to native speakers of these languages through regular course enrollment or EM credit.

Prereq: BCS 1102

GE Foreign Language


CZECH 1101: ELEMENTARY CZECH I

  •  Instructor: BTAA CourseShare

Introduction to Czech; development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context. Closed to native speakers.

Prereq: Not open to students with 2 or more years of study in this language in high school, except by permission of department. This course is available for EM credit.

GE Foreign Language


CZECH 1103: INTERMEDIATE CZECH I

  • BTAA Coruse Share

Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context.

Prereq: Czech 1102. Not open to students with credit for 104, or to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit. This course is available for EM credit.

GE Foreign Language


POLISH 1101: ELEMENTARY POLISH I

  • Section 0010, TWRF 10:20AM-11:15AM, Instructor: Diana Sacilowski

Introduction to Polish; development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context.

Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit, or to students with 2 or more years of study in this language in high school.

GE Foreign Language


POLISH 1103: INTERMEDIATE POLISH I

  • Section 0010, TWR 2:20PM-3:40PM, Instructor: Diana Sacilowski

Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context. Closed to native speakers of this language.

Prereq: Polish 1102. This course is available for EM credit.

GE Foreign Language


ROMANIA 1101: ELEMENTARY ROMANIAN I

  • Section 0010, TWRF 3:00PM-3:55PM, Instructor: Adela Lechintan-Siefer

Introduction to Romanian; development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context. Closed to native speakers of this language.

Prereq: Not open to students with 2 or more years of study in this language in high school, except by permission of department. This course is available for EM credit.

GE Foreign Language


RUSSIAN 1101.01: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN I

  • Section 0040, TWRF, 8:00AM-8:55AM, Instructor: TBA
  • Section 0010, TWRF, 9:10AM-10:05AM, Instructor: TBA
  • Section 0020, TWRF, 10:20-11:15AM, Instructor: TBA
  • Section 0030, TWRF, 3:00PM-3:55PM, Instructor: TBA

Introduction to Russian: development of skills in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing contemporary Russian in a cultural context. Not open to native speakers or to students with 2 or more years of high school study.

GE Foreign Language


RUSSIAN 1101.51: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN I (SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Andrei Cretu

Introduction to Russian: development of skills in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing in cultural context. Students register for 1-4 credit hours. Progress is sequential from one credit to the next. A grade of 80% is required to advance. Not open to native speakers or to students with 2 or more years of high school study.

GE Foreign Language (4 credit hours)


RUSSIAN 1101.61: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN I (100% ONLINE SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Andrei Cretu

Introduction to Russian: development of skills in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing contemporary Russian in a cultural context. Not open to native speakers or to students with 2 or more years of high school study.

GE Foreign Language (4 credit hours)


RUSSIAN 1102.01: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN II

  • Section 0010, TWRF, 11:10-12:30AM, Instructor: TBA

Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context. Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit.

Prereq: 1101.01, or 4 credit hours of 1101.51 or 1101.61. Not open to students with 4 credit hours of 1102.51 or 1102.61. This course is available for EM credit.

GE Foreign Language (4 credit hours)


RUSSIAN 1102.51: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN II (SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Andrei Cretu

Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context. Students register for 1-4 cr hrs. Progress is sequential from one credit hour to next. A grade of 80% is required to advance. Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit.

Prereq: 1101.01, or 4 credit hours of 1101.51 or 1101.61. Not open to students with credit for 1102.01, or 4 credit hours of 1102.61. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 credit hours or 4 completions. This course is available for EM credit.

GE Foreign Language (4 credit hours)


RUSSIAN 1102.61: ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN II (100% ONLINE SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Andrei Cretu

Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context. Students register for 1-4 cr hrs. Progress is sequential from one credit hour to next. A grade of 80% is required to advance. Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit.

Prereq: 1101.01, or 4 credit hours of 1101.51 or 1101.61. Not open to students with credit for 1102.01, or 4 credit hours of 1102.61. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 credit hours or 4 completions. This course is available for EM credit.

GE Foreign Language (4 credit hours)


RUSSIAN 1103.01: INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN I

  • Section 0010, TWR, 9:35AM-10:55AM, Instructor: Michelle Verbitskaya
  • Section 0020, TWR, 11:10-12:30PM, Instructor: Lilja Caserta

Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context. Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit.

Prereq: 1102.01, or 4 credit hours of 1102.51 or 1102.61. Not open to students with 4 credit hours of 1103.51 or 1103.61. This course is available for EM credit.

GE Foreign Language


RUSSIAN 1103.51: INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN I (SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Andrei Cretu

Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context. Students register for 1-4 cr hrs during sem. Progress is sequential from one credit hour to the next. A grade of 80% is required to advance. Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit.

Prereq: 1102.01, or 4 credit hours of 1102.51 or 1102.61. Not open to students with credit for 1103.01, or 4 credit hours of 1103.61. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 credit hours or 4 completions. This course is available for EM credit.

GE Foreign Language (4 credit hours)


RUSSIAN 1103.61: INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN I (100% ONLINE SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Andrei Cretu

Continued development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in cultural context. Students register for 1-4 credit hours. Progress is sequential from one credit hour to the next. A grade of 80% is required to advance. Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit.

Prereq: 1102.01, or 4 credit hours of 1102.51 or 1102.61. Not open to students with credit for 1103.01, or 4 credit hours of 1103.61. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 credit hours or 4 completions. This course is available for EM credit.

GE Foreign Language (4 credit hours)


 

RUSSIAN 1133: INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS

  • Section 0010: TWR, 2:20-3:40PM, Instructor: Viktoriia Kim

This course is designed for students who have a Russian background, hear and/or speak (to a different degree) Russian at home and want to learn to read and write in Russian, or to develop their speaking and literacy skills through formal Russian language study. Students must take a Russian placement exam, and test out of Russian 1101 and 1102.


Not open to students with credit for Russian 1103.01. 

GE Foreign Language


RUSSIAN 2104.01: INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN II

  • Section 0010, TWR, 8:00AM-9:20AM, Instructor: TBA

Increasing ability in speaking, listening, reading, and writing; vocabulary-building; new grammar; developing higher skills. Students register for 1-4 credit hours. Progress is sequential from one credit hour to next. 80% is required to advance. Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit.

GE Foreign Language


RUSSIAN 2104.51: INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN II (SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Andrei Cretu

Increasing ability in speaking, listening, reading, and writing; vocabulary-building; new grammar; developing higher skills. Students register for 1-4 credit hours. Progress is sequential from one credit hour to next. 80% is required to advance. Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit.

Prereq: 1103.01, or 4 credit hours of 1103.51 or 1103.61. Not open to students with credit for 2104.01, or 4 credit hours of 2104.61. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 credit hours or 4 completions.


RUSSIAN 2104.61: INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN II (100% ONLINE SELF-PACED)

Instructor: Andrei Cretu

Increasing ability in speaking, listening, reading, and writing; vocabulary-building; new grammar; developing higher skills. Students register for 1-4 credit hours. Progress is sequential from one credit hour to next. 80% is required to advance. Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit.

Prereq: 1103.01, or 4 credit hours of 1103.51 or 1103.61. Not open to students with credit for 2104.01, or 4 credit hours of 2104.61. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 credit hours or 4 completions.


RUSSIAN 2200: Russian Language and Culture for Travel and Business (Online()

Instructor: Andrei Cretu

During this course students will gain a general knowledge of Russian every-day cultural etiquette, as well as Russian business culture. This course is conducted in English for one-credit hour. Students who take it for two credit hours will learn the alphabet and a limited number of important survival and business-centered phrases in Russian.


RUSSIAN 3101: THIRD-YEAR RUSSIAN I

  • Section 0010, TWR 12:40-2:00PM, Instructor: Viktoriia Kim

Further develop speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills and grammar competence while discussing topics of contemporary Russian life and literature.
Prereq: 2104.01, or 4 credit hours of 2104.51 or 2104.6


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

Instructor: Andrei Cretu

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: Andrei Cretu

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: T 11:30AM-12:25PM, 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: TR 9:35AM-10:55AM, Instructor: Viktoriia Kim

Speaking, listening, reading and writing practice in Russian at the advanced level, with focus on Russian films from the 1930s to the present.

Prereq: 3102 or permission of instructor.


RUSSIAN 5101: ADVANCED RUSSIAN III-- 3 credits

  • Section 0010: WF 9:35AM-10:55AM, Instructor: Helen Myers

Continuation of Russian 4102. Development of speaking, listening, reading, & writing skills at the advanced level, with a focus on a specific theme of interest for area specialists (e.g., history, literature, culture, linguistics, health issues).

Prereq: 4102 or permission of instructor.


RUSSIAN 5103: ADVANCED RUSSIAN V-- 3 credits

  • Section 0010: TR 9:35AM-10:55AM, Instructor: Helen Myers

Students will continue to develop comprehensive knowledge of Russian in the following skills: speaking, reading, writing, listening, and grammar. Taught in Russian.

Prereq: 5102, or permission of instructor.


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

Instructor: Andrei Cretu

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: Andrei Cretu

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.

RUSSIAN 2250/H: MASTERPIECES OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE (.01 IN PERSON, .99 ONLINE)

  • Section 0010, TR 12:45PM-2:05PM, Instructor: Helen Myers
  • Honors Section, TR 9:35-10:05AM, Instructor: Alexander Burry

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. 3 credit hours.

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

Legacy GE Literature and GE Diversity Global Studies course

New GE Foundation: Literary, Visual & Performing Arts


RUSSIAN 2335.99: Modern Russian Culture (100% ONLINE)

  • Online Section, Instructor: Epp Annus

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 repressive Russian government led by Vladimir Putin. 3 credit hours.

Legacy GE Cultures and Ideas and GE Diversity Global Studies course


RUSSIAN 2850: Other Russias

  • Section 0010: WF 12:45-2:05PM, Instructor: Jennifer Suchland

Russia is a country that spans eleven time zones and has undergone immense social change over the course of its long history. However, most observers in the West receive only partial information about this vast and diverse country. This class is an introduction to lesser known or marginalized people and identities inhabiting Russia. Students learn about gender, sexual, racial, ethnic, religious, and linguistic diversity as lived experiences, as categories and experiences embedded in historical and cultural contexts, and as categories of social difference that are intersectional, shifting, and shaped by hierarches of power.  3 credit hours.

Legacy GE Cultures and Ideas and Diversity Global Studies course

New GE Foundation: Historical and Cultural Studies


RUSSIAN 2345: RUSSIAN FAIRY TALES AND FOLKLORE

  • Section 0010: TR 3:55PM-5:15PM, Instructor: Daniel Collins

Examines four categories of texts, both verbal and visual: (1) a survey of Russian demonology; (2) a large selection of the best-known Russian fairy tales,; (3) scholarly articles analyzing the differences between folklore and literature; and (4) visual materials (film, paintings, graphics, and handicrafts) and music inspired by Russian fairy tales. Taught in English. 3 credit hours.

Legacy GE Cultures and Ideas and Diversity Global Studies course

New GE Foundation: Historical and Cultural Studies


RUSSIAN 3355.99: VODKA IN RUSSIAN SOCIETY AND CULTURE: DECONSTRUCTING MYTHS (100% ONLINE)

Online, Instructor: TBA

Vodka in Russia is important to virtually all social functions, is used as a home remedy for ailments, and is a frequent theme of jokes, folk songs, films, and literature. It also has an important political history, having long been used by the Russian (and Soviet) state as a form of social control. This course explores Russian culture and history through its most famous drink. 3 credit hours.
 

Legacy GE Cultures and Ideas and GE Diversity Global Studies course


RUSSIAN 3460.01: THE MODERN RUSSIAN EXPERIENCE THROUGH FILM 

  • Section 0010: TR 2:20PM-3:40PM, Instructor: Alisa Lin

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.  3 credit hours.

Legacy GE Visual and Performing Arts and GE Diversity Global Studies course

New GE Foundation: Literary, Visual & Performing Arts


RUSSIAN 3480: THE RUSSIAN SPY: CULTURES OF SURVEILLANCE, SECRET AGENTS, & HACKING FROM THE COLD WAR THROUGH TODAY (.01 IN-PERSON, .99 ONLINE)

  • Section 0010: TR 9:35-10:55AM, Instructor: Lejla Veskovic
  • Online Section, Instructor: Alisa Lin

This course explores the concept of the spy in the cultural imaginations of both Russia and the West from the early-20th century through the present. Topics will include stereotyping in popular culture, the relationship between fiction and the political imagination, Western (especially American) and Russian views of each other, the Cold War, privacy, security, fear, and war. 3 credit hours.

Legacy GE Visual and Performing Arts and GE Diversity Global Studies course


RUSSIAN 3490.99: Russian Youth Culture (Online)

  • Online Section, Instructor: Mathew Boyd
 
In this class, students will learn about different decades, from 1950s till present, in the life of Russian youth. Ideology, political activism and political inertia, Western influence and national patriotism, fashion and popular bands.GE cultures and ideas and diversity global studies course. 3 credit hours.

Legacy GE Culture and Ideas and GE Diversity Global Studies course

GE Historical and Cultural Studies


RUSSIAN 4135: PRACTICAL RUSSIAN PRONUNCIATION

  • Section 0010, TR 12:45PM-2:05PM, Instructor: Ludmila Isurin

Russian phonetics, including terminology, transcription, practical exercises designed to improve pronunciation, and problems of teaching pronunciation. Taught in Russian. Not open to native speakers of Russian. 

Prereq: 2104, or 30 cr hrs in Russian, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 635.


RUSSIAN 5230: Utopia and Dystopia in Russian Literature

  • Section 0010: WF 12:45-2:05PM, Instructor: Alexander Burry

Russian writers of the past two centuries have been fascinated with both the idea of utopia and its reverse image of a dystopian society whose aim of perfection has led to the very opposite. In this course, we will explore realist, modernist, Soviet, and post-Soviet utopian and dystopian novels, stories, plays, and essays.Prereq: 2250 or another course on Russian literature or culture is recommended for undergraduates. 3 credit hours.


RUSSIAN 5260: Russian Open Source Intelligence Research and Alnalysis (Advanced Language Institute)

  • Section 0010: TR 5:30-6:50PM, Instructors: Cretu and Hensley
     
This course is designed to introduce students to the open-source intelligence (OSINT) process and develop the specialized Russian language skills required for successful work in the OSINT field. This course includes an information technology component and a Russian language component. This course is part of the Advanced Language Institute. 3 credit hours.
 
 

SLAVIC 2230: VAMPIRES, MONSTROSITY, AND EVIL: FROM SLAVIC MYTH TO TWILIGHT (.01 IN PERSON, .99 ONLINE)

  • Section 0010: TR 12:45PM-2:05PM, Instructor: Daniel Collins
  • Section 0020: TR 2:20-3:40PM, Instructor: Alexandra Shubina
  • Online Section, Instructor: Diana Sacilowski

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. 3 credit hours.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 130.

Legacy GE Cultures and Ideas and Diversity Global Studies course

New GE Foundation: Historical and Cultural Studies


SLAVIC 2365: SPORTS, SOCIALISTS, AND SOCIETY IN RUSSIA AND EASTERN EUROPE (.01 IN PERSON, .99 ONLINE)

  • Online Section, Instructor: Andrei Cretu

This course looks at the development of sports as a substitute and arena for battle between countries, as well as the rise of sports culture more generally in Central and Eastern Europe in terms of nationhood, politics, and corporeality. In this course, students will learn about the history and culture of sports, spectatorship, fandom, the Cold War, and Central and Eastern Europe. 3 credit hours.

Legacy GE Cultures and Ideas and Diversity Global Studies course


SLAVIC 2345: Introduction to Slavic and East European Literature and Culture (Balkans)

  • Section 0010: TR 11:10-12:30PM, Instructor: Sunnie Rucker-Chang

The Balkans in its cultural and historical context; may include film, drama, art, music, and other media. Taught in English. May be repeated with topic change. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 245 except by permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs. GE lit course, GE diversity global studies course. 3 credit hours.

Level 1 CCP course GE Literature GE Diversity: Global Studies Ohio Transfer Module - Arts and Humanities


SLAVIC 2995.99 - RACE AND GENDER IN EASTERN EUROPE AND THE US: A TRANSATLANTIC COMPARISON

  • Online Section, Instructor: Yana Hashamova

By studying how identities (racial, ethnic, gender, and religious) exist as cultural constructs, this course will examine and compare the experiences of Russian and East European ethnic and racial minorities in their respective countries and African Americans in the US regarding racialization and marginalization through cultural and social constructs. Taught in English. 3 credit hours.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for CompStd 2995. GE foundation race, ethnicity and gender div course.

New GE Foundation: Race, Ethnicity and Gender Diversity course


SLAVIC 3320: QUEER COMRADES: SEXUAL CITIZENSHIP & LGBTQ LIVES IN EASTERN EUROPE

  • WF 12:45-2:05PM, Instructor: Philip Gleissner

Through the lens of film, literature, theater, and art, this course explores what it means to be a queer citizen of Eastern Europe. Countering ideas of inherent backwardness, which tend to erase the existence of a diverse group of people, we will get to know works of art that bear witness to the wealth of queer experiences in 20th century Eastern Europe. 3 credit hours.

New GE Theme: Citizenship for a Diverse & Just World


SLAVIC 3333: The Soviet Space Age (Online)

  • Online section, Instructor: DIma Arzyutov
Exploration of Space Age as a technological/cultural phenomenon, focusing on the Soviet period and the Space Race, in historical context and in a comparative perspective. Taught in English.GE cultures and ideas and diversity global studies course. 3 credit hours.
 
Level 1 CCP course GE Cultures and Ideas GE Diversity: Global Studies

SLAVIC 3800: Bilingualism: Life in Two Worlds

  • Section 0010 TR 12:45-2:05PM, Instructor: Ljudmila Isurin
 
The majority of the world population is becoming increasingly bilingual and bilingualism is viewed as the rule rather than the exception in the 21st century. This course explores the multifaceted aspects of a bilingual individual that more often than not happens to be an immigrant. Navigating multiple languages is examined as an aspect of migration, mobility, and immobility. 3 credit hours.
 
Migration, Mobility, and Immobility - Elective

SLAVIC 4530: Hacking Slavic Literatures: Literary Analysis in the Digital Age

  • Section 0010 TR 2:20-3:40PM, Instructor: Philip Gleissner

In this course we explore literary texts in their digital environments and look at the various ways in which we can virtually access, store, circulate, and read books. We work with large collections of famous texts (or: text corpora), digital archives, and collections of bibliographical data (also referred to as metadata) to analyze how themes and styles evolve over time.  3 credit hours.

Prereq: Russian 2250 or equiv. 

This course is an elective - NO PREREQUISITE REQUIRED


SLAVIC 5194: First Year Ukrainian Language

  • Section 0010 TWRF 4:10-5:05PM, Instructor: Mykyta Tyshchenko

Ukrainian is the state language of the country of Ukraine, and its use has been increasing both in Ukraine and in the growing Ukrainian diaspora over the past decade or so. This course will function as “Ukrainian 1101” in its first offering as we move to bring back an 1101/1102 sequence at Ohio State. Students of Ukrainian descent and those with an interest in Eastern Europe, including students who know some Russian and/or Polish, will have an interest in learning the language of Taras Shevchenko and Oksana Lutsyshyna, (19th and 21st century poets respectively) as well as delving more deeply into contemporary and historical Ukrainian culture.

4 credit hours.


SLAVIC 6000: SLAVIC LITERATURE, FILM, AND CULTURAL STUDIES PROFESSIONALIZATION FORUM (1 CREDIT)

  • Section 0010: Day and Time TBA, Instructor: Dima Arzyutov

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 6500/6501: Proseminar in Slavic and East European Literary and Cultural Studies

  • Section 0010 M 3:15PM-5:00M, Istructor: Angela Brintlinger

Introduction to scholarly approaches to Slavic and East European Literary & Cultural Studies; historical overview of literary & cultural criticism & theory; basic practical approaches to the study of literary & cultural texts. Taught in English. Prereq: Graduate standing in dept, or 25 credit hours of Russian and/or Slavic and East European literature, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for Russian 660. 


SLAVIC 7801: College Teaching of Slavic and East European Languages

  • Section 0010 M 9:00AM-11:45AM, Instructor: Larysa Stepanova

Methods & techniques for teaching Slavic/E Eur languages at college level; selection & preparation of teaching & testing materials & other aids. Requires participation in intensive workshop prior to Au sem. Required of all teaching assistants. Prereq: Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for Russian 801. 3 credit hours.


SLAVIC 8803: LANGUAGE, CULTURE, AND COGNITION

  • Section 0010: TR 2:20PM-3:40PM, 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