RUSS 199 FYS: Russia - Past and Present (3 credits)

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Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)


Russian (Arts) : Headliner trends in the sociopolitical, artistic and intellectual life of today's Russia from a historical-cultural perspective. Issues include Russia as myth, ultimate truth, enigma, student of the West, creator of socially and philosophically committed art. Texts to be taken from literature, film, the graphic arts, pop and electronic culture.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • Given in English.

  • Restriction: Open only to students in U0 or U1. Students may take only one First Year Seminar.