RUSS 3515 Contemporary Russia
3 hours; 3 credits
An exploration of the major features of contemporary Russian society and the Russian-speaking parts of the world, which arose due to the expansion of the Soviet state, from 1917 to the present, with particular attention to developing an understanding of the concepts of cultural identity and difference within the changing European and Central Asian context. Discussions and frequent writing assignments using a variety of approaches and supplementary materials from the Russian print, broadcast, and electronic media. Field trips to museums and cultural events. May be taken concurrently with Russian 2018 [4.8] or 2024. Qualifies as a LOTE (Language Other Than English) course for Pathways College Option purposes.
Prerequisite: Russian1030 or permission of the chairperson.
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