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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Fall 2003

HIS 306N • 4-Rus/E Eur/Eurasian Std: Hist

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
36190 TTh
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
BUR 112
Neuberger, J

Course Description

This interdisciplinary, team-taught course provides a broad overview of the history, politics, economics, societies and cultures of Russian, Eurasia and Eastern Europe. This course consists of -- guest lectures given by UT faculty members affiliated with CREEES -- discussions led by the coordinating instructor

Students will have an opportunity to meet a wide variety of CREEES faculty members, gain general knowledge about the region and exposure to the many resources for the study of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe at the University of Texas.

Grading Policy

Attendance and participation: 20% 1000-word essays on Four of the Readings above 15% each Final 20%

Texts

Readings (subject to change): Mary Leder, MY LIFE IN STALINIST RUSSIA Viktor Pelevin, HOMO ZAPIENS David Remnick, LENIN’S TOMB Milan Kundera, BOOK OF LAUGHTER AND FORGETTING Michael Ignatieff, BLOOD AND BELONGING Films (subject to change): FRIEND OF THE DECEASED (Ukraine) TITO FOR THE SECOND TIME AMONG THE SERBS (Serbia) WHITE (Poland)

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