FACULTY OF ARTS

RUSSIAN COURSE LIST

In accordance with Senate's Policy Regarding Inactive Courses, courses which have not been offered in the previous three academic years and which are not scheduled to be offered in the current academic year have been removed from the following listing. For information about any of these inactive courses, please contact the Head of the Department.

1000. Elementary Russian I (F). A course intended to give beginners the fundamentals of Russian grammar and a basic knowledge of the spoken and written language.

1001. Elementary Russian II (W). A continuation of Elementary Russian I with the same basic text and a reader.
Prerequisite: Russian 1000 or equivalent.

2010. Intermediate Russian I (F). The aim of this course is to continue the linguistic study begun in the first year and to introduce students to Russian texts from literature or newspapers.
Prerequisites: Russian 1000 and 1001 or equivalent.

2011. Intermediate Russian II (W). Continuation of Intermediate Russian I.
Prerequisites: Russian 1000 and 1001 or equivalent.

2510. Intermediate Composition and Conversation I (F). The goal of this course is to increase fluency in speaking and writing Russian.

2511. Intermediate Composition and Conversation II (W). A continuation of Russian 2510.

2600. Russian Literature in Translation: Nineteenth Century. A study of selected works of Russian authors including Pushkin, Lermontov, Gogol, Turgenev, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Chekhov. This course qualifies as a Research/Writing course.

2601. Russian Literature in Translation: Twentieth Century. A study of selected works of Russian authors of the pre-revolutionary, Soviet and post-Soviet periods. This course qualifies as a Research/Writing course.

2900. Russian Culture I. A study of the evolution of Russian culture and Russian intellectual history until 1917. Lectures regularly supplemented by examples of Russian art, music and film. No prerequisite. Lectures are given in English. This course qualifies as a Research/Writing course.

2901. Russian Culture II. A study of the evolution of culture in the USSR and during the post-Soviet period. Insights into the social and political character of pre- and post-revolutionary Russia. Lectures regularly supplemented by examples of Russian art, music and film. No prerequisite. Lectures are given in English. This course qualifies as a Research/Writing course.

3000-3009. Special Topics in Russian Studies.

3010. Advanced Russian I (F). An advanced study of literary texts and grammar, composition and translation with practice in the spoken language.
Prerequisites: Russian 2010 and 2011.

3011. Advanced Russian II (W). Continuation of Advanced Russian I with the reading and discussion of selected texts from Russian short stories, magazines and newspapers.
Prerequisites: Russian 2010 and 2011.

3910. The Post-Soviet Era. This course is designed to study the relationship between radical changes in Russia since 1985 and the effects of perestroika and glasnost on Russian literature, journalism, film and Russian cultural life of the post-Soviet era.
No prerequisites, lectures are given in English.

4001-4010. Special Topics in Russian.

4100. Russian Literature of the Nineteenth Century I. A study of major Russian authors, including Pushkin, Lermontov, and Gogol.
Prerequisite: One of Russian 2011, 2511, 3011, or permission of the Head of the Department.

4101. Russian Literature of the Nineteenth Century II. A study of major Russian authors of the second half of the century, including Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Chekhov.
Prerequisite: One of Russian 2011, 2511, 3011, or permission of the Head of the Department.

4200. Russian Literature of the Twentieth Century I. A study of major authors including Gorky, Babel, Blok, Bely, and Mayakovsky.
Prerequisite: One of Russian 2011, 2511, 3011, or permission of the Head of the Department.

4201. Russian Literature of the Twentieth Century II. A study of major Russian authors of the Soviet period including Sholokhov, Pasternak, Evtushenko, and Solzhenitsyn.
Prerequisite: One of Russian 2011, 2511, 3011, or permission of the Head of the Department.

4800. Special Topics in Russian Studies I.

4801. Special Topics in Russian Studies II.


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