- Fall Courses
Center for Italian Studies
Stony Brook Dante Project
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
- The Department of European Languages,
Literatures, and Cultures offers the following Slavic courses. These courses
are not only for its majors and minors, but also for students in other
disciplines interested in language, literature and culture. For further
information, please contact the department office at 632-7440,
Humanities 1055, or e-mail
Dr. Timothy Westphalen
or call at 632-7370.
- Undergraduate Courses
1. Taught in Russian
- RUS 112-S3 Elementary Russian II
- An introduction to Russian. Class work is
supplemented by practice in the language laboratory. Prerequisite:
- TuTh: 1:00-2:20/Tu: 2:30-3:25 — C. Bethin
- RUS 212-S3 Intermediate Russian II
- TuTh: 10:00-2:20
— I. Pustovoi
- RUS 213-S3 Intermediate Russian for
Students with Russian Background
A course for students who already speak Russian who need training in
writing, reading and grammar.
- Remark: Not for credit for students who have complete RUS
- Tu-Th: 5:30--6:50 — A. Geisherik
2. Taught in English
HUR 142-B Culture and Revolution
This course introduces students to twentieth-century Russian literature
by examining its relationship to the politics of the October revolution, and
by analyzing related issues such as the fate of the individual human being
in society and the role of the artist within a collective. The course offers
analyses of literary texts: novels, poems and dramas, as well as visual
arts, which exemplify both the positive dreams of the time of the
revolution, and the imagined and real horrors that came in its aftermath.
MW: 2:20:-3:40 — I Kalinowska
HUR 232-/EGL 232-I Rebels and Tyrants
An exploration of literary rebels and tyrants central to Russian and
Anglo-American traditions. The subversive tactics of such writers as
Shakespeare, Dostoevsky, Sir Walter Scott, Solzhenitsyn, and Salinger are
appraised in the light of the dominant social, political and aesthetic
systems they confront.
Advisory Prerequisite: One DEC category B course.
TuTh: 10:0-11:20 — N. Rzhevsky
- HUR 249-I Russia Today
- Contemporary cultural trends in terms of
their historic social and political context. Recent responses to historical
changes such as the break up of the Soviet Union and its relation to the the
forces that brought about the Russian revolution, the new economic order,
and the search for Russian national identity are explored in literature, the
arts, and media.
- Tu-Th: 1-00-2:20 — J. Bailyn
- HUR 341 Russian
Literature and the West
- A topics course given in English on a major Russian
author or literary movement in relation to European or American literature.
Semester supplements to this Bulletin contain specific description when
course is offered. May be repeated as the topic changes. May be used to
satisfy English or comparative literature major elective requirements with
permission of major department.
U3 or U4 standing
- Advisory Prerequisite:
One literature course at the 200 level or higher
- TuTh: 8:30-9:50 -- T. Grenkov