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RUS502/503/504: Advanced Readings in Russian

This sequence of courses is offered fall (RUS502), winter (RUS503) and spring (RUS504). This sequence of courses focuses primarily on classical Russian literature.

This sequence of courses is offered fall (RUS502), winter (RUS503) and spring (RUS504). This sequence of courses focuses primarily on classical Russian literature. Students read works by Alexander Pushkin, Mikhail Lermontov, Anton Chekhov, Fyodor Dostoevsky and Leo Tolstoy. Writing and discussion are also integral parts of this course, as students relate themes found in the classical texts to experiences and issues in contemporary society and in their own lives. Additional readings and resources come from contemporary Russian literature, newspapers, magazines, TV programs, documentaries and other internet materials, as dictated by instructor and student interest.