Back in the U.S.S.R.: Everyday Soviet Culture, 1956-1989

RUSSIAN388S

Draws on film, fiction, songs, oral histories, and anthropological studies to explore the cultural expressions, lifestyles, ethical values, and sociopolitical concerns of postwar/Cold War generations of Soviet citizens. Highlighted topics: youth culture, the new consumerism, coping with the Stalinist legacy, politically dissident art and actions, the retreat into private life and nature, the rise of nationalisms. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

CULANTH388S

Curriculum Codes: 

CZ
CCI
ALP