Intensive classroom and laboratory practice in spoken and written patterns. Reading in contemporary literature. Prerequisite: Russian 101, 102 and 203 or equivalent. One course.
Intensive classroom and laboratory practice in spoken and written patterns. Reading in contemporary literature. Prerequisite: Russian 101 and 102, or two years of high school Russian. One course.
Intensive study of contemporary Russian language and important elements of Russian culture. Two courses.
Popular novelists and film/television from 1900s-early twenty first century Russia. Theories of genre, anthropological approaches to defining cultural trends, mass cultural phenomena, and impact of globalization. Authors include Marinina, Dashkova, Dontsova, Kunin, Ustinova, and Serova. Readings and films in Russian. Research paper of publishable quality required.
Detailed study of the American, European, and Slavic scholarly literature on translation combined with close analysis of existing literary and journalistic translations and a program of practical translation exercises and projects from English to Russian and Russian to English. Prerequisite: three years of Russian language study or consent of instructor. One course.
Continuation of RUSSIAN 551. Prerequisite: RUSSIAN 401 and 402, or consent of instructor. Variable credit.
Refinement of stylistic control and range in spoken and written Russian through intensive textual analysis, including literary (prose and poetry) texts, popular and scholarly journals, and film. Emphasis on fluent discursive skills, as well as development of expository prose style and rhetorical strategies. Taught in Russian. Prerequisite: RUSSIAN 401 and 402, or consent of instructor. One course.