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RUS129 Intro to Russian Studies

Subject: RUS
Course Number: 129
Credits: 1 Credits
Available Online: No
The goal of this interdisciplinary course is to provide students with a general introduction to Russian area studies. It aims to impart a basic knowledge of Russian geography, history, literature, art history, and politics. Particular attention will be paid to the analysis of historical and cultural forces that have shaped contemporary Russian society. Exposure to the masterpieces of Russian literature and works of art will enhance students� understanding of the human experience in Russia�s past and present. While concentrating on Russia per se, many themes of the course will also cover the whole former Soviet realm and place Russia�s experience in a global context.
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