Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
The following courses are offered by the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Courses in some languages of the area are offered by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.
Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.
380. International Business Fellows Seminar.
Same as Asian Studies 391 (Topic 6: International Business Fellows Seminar), Latin American Studies 381 (Topic 8: International Business Fellows Seminar), and Middle Eastern Studies 380. Multidisciplinary seminar for students in area studies, business administration, law, and public policy. The faculty includes both academics and business leaders. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Only one of the following may be counted: Asian Studies 380S (Topic 2: International Business Fellows Seminar); International Business 395 (Topic: International Business Fellows Seminar); Middle Eastern Studies 381 (Topic: International Business Fellows Seminar); Post-Soviet and East European Studies 380; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 380. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
381. Seminar in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Civilizations and Cultures.
Core course. Post-Soviet and East European Studies 381 and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 381 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
>382. Conference Course in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.
Individual instruction on some aspect of the former Soviet Union or Eastern Europe. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.
385. Topics in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Post-Soviet and East European Studies 385 and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 385 may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.
The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Post-Soviet and East European Studies 698A and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 698A may not both be counted; Post-Soviet and East European Studies 698B and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 698B may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies; for 698B, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 698A (or Post-Soviet and East European Studies 698A).
398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Post-Soviet and East European Studies 398R and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 398R may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies.
Each of these courses is described in the section of this catalog for the program that offers it.
Anthropology 391. Topics in Social Anthropology.
Topic 32: Gender, Ethnicity, and Nationalism.
Architecture 388R. Topics in the History of Architecture.
Topic: Central European Architecture, 1848-1928.
Topic: Russian Avant-Garde Architecture.
Comparative Literature 381. The Comparative Study of Literary Periods and Movements.
Topic: European Romanticism.
Topic: Toward a "Minor" in Modernism: The Other Europe.
Czech 395. Conference Course.
Economics 383K. Seminar in General Economic History.
Topic: Economic History of the World, 1900 to the Present.
Economics 387L. Studies in Contemporary Economic Theory.
Topic 18: Introduction to Marxian Economics.
Topic 19: Marxian Theories of Economic Crisis.
Geography 385. Seminar in Regional Geography.
Topic 2: Europe.
German 386. Periods in Germanic Literature.
Topic 11: Yiddish Literature.
Government 384M. Seminar in Public Policy and Administration.
Topic 2: Policy Analysis.
Topic 6: Development Policy.
Government 390K. Comparative Study of Political Systems.
Government 390L. Seminar in Comparative Government and Politics.
Topic 12: Soldiers and Politics.
Topic 14: Comparative Political Institutions.
Topic 21: Comparative Ethnic Conflict.
Topic: Democratization of Post-Communist States.
History 383. Seminar in Modern European History.
Topic: Film and History.
Topic: Seminar in Interwar Russia.
Topic: Soviet History: Stalinist Russia.
Topic: Topics in Imperial Russian Society and Culture.
History 383L. Studies in World History.
Topic: Studies in World History, 1750-1900.
History 389. Research Seminar in United States History.
Topic: The Cold War Years.
Topic: United States-European Relations since 1945.
International Business 395. Seminar: International Trade.
Topic 3: Global Business Operations.
Topic 4: Business in Developing Countries.
Topic 6: International Marketing Management.
Law 379M. Contemporary Legal Developments.
Topic: East European Law in Transition.
Linguistics 391. Topics in Descriptive Linguistics.
Topic: Readings in Romani Linguistics.
Middle Eastern Studies 381. Seminar in Middle Eastern Civilizations and Cultures.
Topic: Gender, Clothing, and Identity in Muslim Society.
Music 380. Advanced Studies in the History of Music.
Topic 6: Twentieth Century.
Music 387. Advanced Studies in Music Literature.
Topic 11: Topics in Music Literature.
Philosophy 380. Contemporary Philosophy.
Topic: Contemporary Continental Philosophy: Critical Debates.
Radio-Television-Film 385K. History of Film.
Topic: Soviet Film.
Radio-Television-Film 387D. Communication in National Development and Social Change.
Radio-Television-Film 387G. Problems in International
Topic: Soviet Media.
Russian 380C. Advanced Russian Composition and Conversation I.
Russian 380D. Advanced Russian Composition and Conversation II.
Russian 380P. Political Russian.
Russian 385. Topics in Russian Linguistics.
Topic: Applied Linguistics in the Teaching of Russian.
Topic: History of the Russian Language.
Topic: Introduction to the Sociolinguistics of Russian.
Russian 386. Linguistic Analysis of Contemporary Russian.
Topic 1: Phonology.
Russian 390. Studies in Slavic Linguistics.
Topic: Comparative Slavic Linguistics.
Topic: Medieval Slavic Manuscripts.
Topic: Old Church Slavonic.
Russian 391. Studies in Slavic Literature.
Topic: Dostoevsky and Bakhtin.
Topic: Nineteenth-Century Russian Prose.
Topic: Postmodernist Fiction.
Topic: Twentieth-Century Russian Poetry.
Russian 392. Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures other than Russian.
Topic: Twentieth-Century Drama and Theatre in the European Context.
Russian 395. Conference Course.
Slavic 380. Studies in Slavic Culture.
Topic: East European Culture: Pre- and Post-1989.
Topic: Formulating New Literary Cultures.
Sociology 395K. Seminars in Social Differentiation.
Topic 8: Post-Communist Societies.
Topic 9: Economic Development and Social Change.
Topic 13: Elites.