2011-12 Catalog

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Offering Description

Discovering the Unknown Russia


Summer 2012 quarter

Elena Smith Russian language
Fields of Study
cultural studies, history and literature

This is a fascinating course that attempts to inspire a better understanding of today's Russia and the people of Russia through a study of their history, art, and culture.  Everyone who has an interest in exploring Russia beyond the stereotypes of mainstream headlines or history textbooks is welcome.  The students will be introduced to certain dramatic events of Russian history through film, literature, and personal experiences of the Russian people. Besides the traditional academic activities, the students will have hands-on experience of Russian cuisine, song, and dance.  Armed with an open mind and lead by a passionate native Russian professor, you should find Russia irresistibly attractive and learn to appreciate the similarities of American and Russian cultures.

Advertised Schedule
5-9p Tue/Thu (Jun. 26 - Jul. 26)
Online Learning
No Required Online Learning
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Program Revisions

Date Revision
May 24th, 2012 Schedule changed to Tue/Thu.