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Advising for Russian Language Courses:

Are you unsure what level of Russian fits you best? If you are interested in taking the Russian placement test, please contact lynda [dot] bastien [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Lynda Bastien).

For general advising, please contact Professors laura [dot] beraha [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Beraha), lyudmila [dot] parts [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Parts) 

Fall 2013 Courses

Course number

Course Title

Instructor

RUSS 210

Elementary Russian Language 1

 TBA

RUSS 217*

Russia's Eternal Questions

Beraha, L.

RUSS 218*

Russian Lit in Revolution

Beraha, L.

RUSS 223*

Russian 19th Century: Literary Giants 1

Berman, A.

RUSS 310

Intermediate Russian Language 1

 TBA

RUSS 316

Intermediate Russian Lang. Intensive 2

Klimanova, L.

RUSS 358*

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Parts, L.

RUSS 400

Advanced Russian Language 1

Klimanova, L.

RUSS 452

Adv Russian Lang and Syntax 1

Klimanova, L.

RUSS 676

Russian Realism 2

Parts, L.

Winter 2014

Course number

Course Title

Instructor

RUSS 211

Elementary Russian Language 2

TBA

RUSS 215

Elementary Russian Language Intensive 1

TBA

RUSS 224*

Russian 19th Century Literary Giants 2

Berman, A.

RUSS 311

Intermediate Russian Language 2

TBA

RUSS 327

Reading Russian Poetry

Beraha, L.

RUSS 340*

Russian Short Story

Parts, L.

RUSS 385*

Russian Drama

Parts, L.

RUSS 401

Advanced Russian Language 2

TBA 

RUSS 454*

Narratives of Desire

Berman, A.

RUSS 682

Russian Twentieth Century 1

Beraha, L.

*COURSES TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

RUSS 217 Russia's Eternal Questions 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

RUSS 218: Russian Literature and Revolution 3 credits

The dramatic developments in  Russian literature of the 20th century, from revolution, through conformity, to the ironies and anxieties of the post-Soviet era. Comrades, iconoclasts, absurdists, proletarians and aesthetes; the Gulag, the literary café, the music of the spheres, the crumbling Russian village; the reforging of humanity and the rediscovery of tradition.

RUSS 219 Course not available

RUSS 223 Russian 19c: Literary Giants 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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RUSS 224 Russian 19c. Literary Giants 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 328 Readings in Russian 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 330 Chekhov without Borders 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 337 Vladimir Nabokov 3 Credits
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RUSS 340 Russian Short Story 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 357 Leo Tolstoy 3 Credits
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RUSS 358 Fyodor Dostoevsky 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 385 Topics in Russian Performance 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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Topic: Russian Drama

RUSS 390 Special Topics in Russian 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 427 Russian Fin de Siècle 3 Credits
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RUSS 428 Russian Avantgarde 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 430 High Stalinist Culture 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 440 Russia and Its Others 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 454 Narratives of Desire 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 475 Special Topics in Russ Culture 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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COURSES GIVEN IN RUSSIAN

RUSS 210 Elementary Russian Language 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 211 Elementary Russian Language 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 215 Elem Russian Lang Intensive 1 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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RUSS 300 Russ for Heritage Speakers 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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RUSS 310 Intermed Russian Language 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

RUSS 311 Intermed Russian Language 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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RUSS 316 Intermed Russian Lang Intns 2 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 327 Reading Russian Poetry 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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RUSS 400 Advanced Russian Language 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 401 Advanced Russian Language 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 415 Adv Russian Lang Intensive 1 6 Credits
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RUSS 416 Adv Russian Lang Intensive 2 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RUSS 452 Adv Russian Lang and Syntax 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer