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Russian Studies Courses

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82-191 Elementary Russian I

This course is for students who have never studied Russian. It begins the Russian language sequence and is offered in the fall semester only. The course takes a communicative approach to teaching basic skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Language is…
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82-291 Intermediate Russian I

This course is designed for students who have taken two semesters of Russian at Carnegie Mellon or the equivalent. It is offered in the fall only. This course furthers communicative proficiency through intensive practice in written and spoken Russian. Complex grammatical…
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82-293 Russian Cinema: From the Bolshevik Revolution to Putin's Russia

Last night I was in the kingdom of shadows, said the writer Maxim Gorky in 1896 after seeing a film for the first time. How terrifying to be there Early film inspired fear and fascination in its Russian audiences, and before long became a medium of bold aesthetic and…
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82-295 20th Century Russian Masterpieces

Fulfills "Contextual Thinking" Gen Ed requirement. The October Revolution of 1917 had profound effects not only for Russian society, but also for literature and culture. Even before the Revolution, Vladimir Lenin stressed the importance of literature on the hearts and…
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82-391 Advanced Russian I: Berlin, Paris, New York, Harbin

This course investigates the cultural history of the post-Revolutionary Russian emigration to capitals of Europe, North America, and Asia. We will examine the life of Russian migrant communities in each of these cities, through poetry, literary fiction, memoirs, and…
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82-394 Russian for Heritage Speakers: Babushka's Russia & Beyond

This course is designed to address the linguistic and cultural learning needs of heritage speakers of Russian, those who grew up hearing and speaking Russian at home but who have had little or no formal study of Russian language, culture, or history. Although heritage…
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