• 1. Elementary Russian

    Units: 5

    Recitation, five hours; laboratory, one hour. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 2. Elementary Russian

    Units: 5

    Lecture, five hours; laboratory, one hour. Requisite: course 1 or Russian placement test. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 3. Elementary Russian

    Units: 5

    Lecture, five hours; laboratory, one hour. Requisite: course 2 or Russian placement test. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 4. Intermediate Russian

    Units: 5

    Lecture, five hours; laboratory, one hour. Requisite: course 3 or Russian placement test. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 5. Intermediate Russian

    Units: 5

    Lecture, five hours; laboratory, one hour. Requisite: course 4 or Russian placement test. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 6. Intermediate Russian

    Units: 5

    Lecture, five hours; laboratory, one hour. Requisite: course 5 or Russian placement test. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 10. Intensive Elementary Russian

    Units: 12

    Lecture, 19 hours. Intensive basic course in Russian language equivalent to courses 1, 2, 3. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 15A. Accelerated Elementary Russian

    Units: 8

    Recitation, five hours; laboratory, two hours. Material of first-year Russian course to be covered in two terms, with extensive use of language laboratory and the Russian Room. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 15B. Accelerated Elementary Russian

    Units: 7

    Recitation, five hours; laboratory, two hours. Material of first-year Russian course to be covered in two terms, with extensive use of language laboratory and the Russian Room. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • 20. Intensive Intermediate Russian

    Units: 12

    Lecture, 19 hours. Intermediate instruction in reading, writing, and speaking Russian equivalent to courses 4, 5, 6. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 25. Great Russian Novel

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 25W. Designed for nonmajors. Knowledge of Russian not required. Study of major works by great 19th-century Russian novelists. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 25W. Great Russian Novel

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Enforced requisite: English Composition 3 or 3H or English as a Second Language 36. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 25. Designed for nonmajors. Knowledge of Russian not required. Study of major works by great 19th-century Russian novelists. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

  • 30. Russian Literature and World Cinema

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Examination of Russian literary masterpieces and their screen adaptations in various national cinematic traditions, with focus on problems of perception and misperception arising when literature is translated into cinema, and one national culture is viewed through the eyes of another. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 31. Introduction to Russian Film

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; film screening, two hours. Key works, names, events, and concepts of Russian cinematic tradition. Development of skills in analyzing and interpreting films and acquisition of critical terminology of film studies. How film form and aesthetics are conditioned by technology, ideology, economics, theory, tradition, and culture. How cinema in Russia has created and contested narratives of history and identity, how cinema has served interests of state, and how it has defied them. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 32. Russia and Asia: Cultural Dialogues

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Since end of Soviet Union, cultural and political flux within non-Christian lands neighboring Russia has increased dramatically. Given radical rejection of Russian heritage in most former Soviet territories, key distinctions in humanities have become unclear, including fundamental confusion between limits of Slavic and Near Eastern studies. Examination of relation of Russia's culture to its borders: Caucasus, Central Asia, China, and Japan. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89. Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 90A. Introduction to Russian Civilization

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to Russian culture and society from earliest times to 1917. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 90B. Russian Civilization in 20th Century

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 90BW. Survey of literature, theater, cinema, television, press, music, and arts. Emphasis on contemporary period, with constant reference to Russian and early Soviet antecedents. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 90BW. Russian Civilization in 20th Century

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Enforced requisite: English Composition 3 or 3H or English as a Second Language 36. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 90B. Survey of literature, theater, cinema, television, press, music, and arts. Emphasis on contemporary period, with constant reference to Russian and early Soviet antecedents. Weekly discussions focus on varied approaches to writing addressing class topics. Five short papers required. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • 100A. Literacy in Russian

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Course 100A or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 100B; course 100B or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 100C. For students who speak Russian but have difficulty reading and writing. Focus on improving reading and writing skills, increasing vocabulary, and developing speaking skills required for academic discourse. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 100B. Literacy in Russian

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 100A or Russian placement test. For students who speak Russian but have difficulty reading and writing. Focus on improving reading and writing skills, increasing vocabulary, and developing speaking skills required for academic discourse. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 100C. Literacy in Russian

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 100B or Russian placement test. For students who speak Russian but have difficulty reading and writing. Focus on improving reading and writing skills, increasing vocabulary, and developing speaking skills required for academic discourse. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 101A. Third-Year Russian

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 6 or Russian placement test. Course 101A or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 101B; course 101B or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 101C. Advanced grammar, reading, and conversation, with strong multimedia component. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 101B. Third-Year Russian

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 101A or Russian placement test. Advanced grammar, reading, and conversation, with strong multimedia component. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 101C. Third-Year Russian

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 101B or Russian placement test. Advanced grammar, reading, and conversation, with strong multimedia component. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 102A. Topics in Advanced/Superior Russian

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 101C or Russian placement test. Course 102A or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 102B; course 102B or Russian placement test is enforced requisite to 102C. Discussion and composition, with emphasis on vocabulary development and review of selected grammar topics. Readings in fiction and nonfiction, films, and videos, and use of Internet. May be taken independently and may be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 102B. Topics in Advanced/Superior Russian

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 102A or Russian placement test. Discussion and composition, with emphasis on vocabulary development and review of selected grammar topics. Readings in fiction and nonfiction, films, and videos, and use of Internet. May be taken independently and may be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 102C. Topics in Advanced/Superior Russian

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 102B or Russian placement test. Discussion and composition, with emphasis on vocabulary development and review of selected grammar topics. Readings in fiction and nonfiction, films, and videos, and use of Internet. May be taken independently and may be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 103A. Russian for Native and Near-Native Speakers: Russian National Identity

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Course 103A is not requisite to 103B, which is not requisite to 103C. Improvement of oral and written language skills, emphasizing correct and diversified use of language and addressing individual grammatical difficulties. Readings in literature, philosophy, criticism, film. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 103B. Russian for Native and Near-Native Speakers: Literature and Film

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Course 103A is not requisite to 103B. Improvement of oral and written language skills, emphasizing correct and diversified use of language and addressing individual grammatical difficulties. Film adaptations of Russian literature. Readings and screenings. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 103C. Russian for Native and Near-Native Speakers: Special Topics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Course 103B is not requisite to 103C. Improvement of oral and written language skills, emphasizing correct and diversified use of language and addressing individual grammatical difficulties. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 107A. Russian for Social and Cultural Studies

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Recommended preparation: third-year Russian. Lectures and readings in Russian. Exploration of texts and media in social sciences and culture, with emphasis on press, television, and Internet. Each course may be taken independently and may be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 107B. Russian for Social and Cultural Studies

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Recommended preparation: third-year Russian. Lectures and readings in Russian. Exploration of texts and media in social sciences and culture, with emphasis on press, television, and Internet. Each course may be taken independently and may be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 107C. Russian for Social and Cultural Studies

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Recommended preparation: third-year Russian. Lectures and readings in Russian. Exploration of texts and media in social sciences and culture, with emphasis on press, television, and Internet. Each course may be taken independently and may be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 108. Russian for Business: Language and Culture

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Discussion of economics and business in Russia, language of advertising, business and official correspondence. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 110. Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Intensive Advanced Russian

    Units: 12

    Lecture, 19 hours. Enforced requisites: courses 101A, 101B, 101C or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Taught in Russian. Designed for students with high proficiency in Russian. Intensive advanced seven-week course in Russian language covering reading, writing, speaking, listening, and grammar. Lectures on Russian history also included. Opportunity to interact with Russian speakers outside of class and serve as volunteers. Part of Russian Flagship Program Abroad. May not be repeated for credit. Offered in summer only. Letter grading.

  • 111A. Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Superior Russian

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 110 or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Course 111A is enforced requisite to 111B, which is enforced requisite to 111C. Taught in Russian. Designed for students with advanced proficiency. Development of skills in Russian phonetics, conversation, and grammar. Acquisition of advanced syntactical structures and expansion of lexical repertoire. Emphasis on formal interpersonal and presentational modes. Letter grading.

  • 111B. Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Superior Russian

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 111A or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Taught in Russian. Designed for students with advanced proficiency. Development of skills in Russian phonetics, conversation, and grammar. Acquisition of advanced syntactical structures and expansion of lexical repertoire. Emphasis on formal interpersonal and presentational modes. Letter grading.

  • 111C. Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Superior Russian

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 111B or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Taught in Russian. Designed for students with advanced proficiency. Development of skills in Russian phonetics, conversation, and grammar. Acquisition of advanced syntactical structures and expansion of lexical repertoire. Emphasis on formal interpersonal and presentational modes. Letter grading.

  • 112A. Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Russian Literature and Culture

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 110 or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Course 112A is enforced requisite to 112B, which is enforced requisite to 112C. Taught in Russian. Critical reading, analysis, and discussion of Russian literature, with exposure to Russian cultural and intellectual norms. Readings and essays, with emphasis on formal and academic writing. Letter grading.

  • 112B. Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Russian Literature and Culture

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 112A or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Taught in Russian. Critical reading, analysis, and discussion of Russian literature, with exposure to Russian cultural and intellectual norms. Readings and essays, with emphasis on formal and academic writing. Letter grading.

  • 112C. Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Russian Literature and Culture

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 112B or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Taught in Russian. Critical reading, analysis, and discussion of Russian literature, with exposure to Russian cultural and intellectual norms. Readings and essays, with emphasis on formal and academic writing. Letter grading.

  • 113A. Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Professional and Academic Russian and Experiential Learning

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 110 or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Course 113A is enforced requisite to 113B, which is enforced requisite to 113C. Taught in Russian. Use of discourse practices (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) to participate effectively in discussions of professional topics and situations outside of course. Opportunity to communicate in Russian in authentic contexts by participating in courses with local students, providing service to community, or interning in one business. Letter grading.

  • 113B. Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Professional and Academic Russian and Experiential Learning

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 113A or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Taught in Russian. Use of discourse practices (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) to participate effectively in discussions of professional topics and situations outside of course. Opportunity to communicate in Russian in authentic contexts by participating in courses with local students, providing service to community, or interning in one business. Letter grading.

  • 113C. Russian Flagship Program Abroad: Professional and Academic Russian and Experiential Learning

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 113B or equivalent coursework as determined by department. Taught in Russian. Use of discourse practices (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) to participate effectively in discussions of professional topics and situations outside of course. Opportunity to communicate in Russian in authentic contexts by participating in courses with local students, providing service to community, or interning in one business. Letter grading.

  • M118. History of Russia, Origins to Rise of Muscovy

    Units: 4

    (Same as History M127A.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Designed for juniors/seniors. Kievan Russia and its culture, Appanage principalities and towns; Mongol invasion; unification of Russian state by Muscovy, Autocracy and its Servitors; serfdom. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 119. Golden Age and Great Realists

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Russian majors are advised to take this course in their sophomore year. Lectures and readings in English. Survey of 19th-century Russian literature (Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov) in its cultural, political, and social contexts. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 120. Literature and Revolution

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Russian majors are advised to take this course in their sophomore year. Lectures and readings in English. Major works of the 20th century (Belyi, Pasternak, Bulgakov, Solzhenitsyn, and others) from prerevolutionary avant-garde to the present. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 121. Russian Pop Culture

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Lectures and readings in English. Overview of Russian popular culture today, with examination of status of Russia's classic(al) traditions for artists and audiences working in modern Russia. Death of one tradition and attempts at creation of another lead away from written word into neighboring forms of expression, primarily visual. Consideration of battles of modern storytelling with cinema, television, animation, music videos, and Internet. Letter grading.

  • 122. Siberia

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours. Introductory survey in which current cultural and ecological issues are situated in their geographical and historical background, including analysis of Siberian human geography before first contact with European colonizers and development of modes of interaction among different cultural groups. Reading in English of selection of literary works by well-known 20th-century Siberian writers whose texts serve as locus for closer examination of Siberian regional literary culture and ecological network within which it exists. Letter grading.

  • C124C. Studies in Russian Literature: Chekhov

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered 124C.) Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Survey of short stories, novellas, and major plays ("The Seagull," "Uncle Vanya," "Three Sisters," "The Cherry Orchard"), with discussion of Russian and American productions. Concurrently scheduled with course C224C. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C124D. Studies in Russian Literature: Dostoevsky

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered 124D.) Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. In-depth reading of major fictional works such as "Crime and Punishment," "Notes from the Underground," and "The Brothers Karamazov." Concurrently scheduled with course C224D. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C124G. Studies in Russian Literature: Gogol

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered 124G.) Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Short stories, novel "Dead Souls," and selected plays. Concurrently scheduled with course C224G. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C124N. Studies in Russian Literature: Nabokov

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Russian novelist ("The Gift"), American novelist ("Lolita"), autobiographer ("Speak Memory"), and critic. Concurrently scheduled with course C277. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C124P. Studies in Russian Literature: Pushkin

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered 124P.) Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Major works in all genres, including lyric poetry, narrative poems, plays, prose fiction, and selected letters. Concurrently scheduled with course C224P. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C124T. Studies in Russian Literature: Tolstoy

    Units: 4

    (Formerly numbered 124T.) Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Early and late stories and novellas, excerpts from the diaries and one major novel such as "War and Peace" or "Anna Karenina." Concurrently scheduled with course C224T. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 125. Russian Novel in Its European Setting

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Lectures and readings in English. Emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century novelists.

  • 126. Russian Theater: Plays and Performance

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Major Russian plays and living tradition of performance from classical to avant-garde. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M127. Women in Russian Literature

    Units: 4

    (Same as Gender Studies M127.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Lectures and readings in English. Introduction to alternative tradition of women's writings in Russia and Soviet Union. Emphasis on images of women expressed in this tradition as compared with those found in works of contemporary male writers. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 128. Russian Science Fiction

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Readings in English. Introduction to Russian science fiction in the 20th century. Emphasis on function of science fiction in development of Russian culture before and after the October Revolution. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 129. Animation and Music Video

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for juniors/seniors. Lectures and readings in English. Humanities have recently passed through so-called visual turn: traditional emphases on language(s) in field have been reconsidered in light of society's increasingly visual workings. New attitude toward our own changing culture (i.e., toward its future) has equal value if applied retrospectively to multiple cultures of one erstwhile empire. In territory where many tongues or traditions needed to be ironed out, visual often plays special role in social cohesion. Because of past politics and today's profit-driven events, small fickle forms of visual narrative reflect change and social chance much better than ponderous grandeur of feature-length cinema. Letter grading.

  • 130A. Russian Poetry: Introduction to Analysis of Russian Poetry

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: third-year Russian recommended. Lectures and readings in Russian. Role of biography, cultural subtexts, rhetoric, and form in interpreting poetic texts. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change.

  • 130B. Russian Poetry: Poetry of Russian Neoclassicism, Romanticism, and Realism

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: third-year Russian recommended. Lectures and readings in Russian. Major works of late 18th and 19th centuries in their historical and cultural contexts. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change.

  • 130C. Russian Poetry: Russian Poetry in the 20th Century

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: third-year Russian recommended. Lectures and readings in Russian. Major poetic schools from early modernism (symbolism, futurism, acmeism) to contemporary avant-garde. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change.

  • 131. History of Russian Cinema

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Overview of most popular art form in world's largest nation to show how cinema struggled under incipient capitalism in Russia, how moviemaking on other side of world departed from path marked out by Hollywood and London, how films operate as form of nationwide persuasion, relationship between word and image in those acts of persuasion, how even frightening dogma cannot escape importance of audience desire(s), different forms of social existence as refuge from both capitalism and communism, and what values of world's biggest country are. Role of language in self-definition. Is selfhood verbal or visual matter? P/NP or letter grading.

  • M132. Comparative Media Studies

    Units: 4

    (Same as Comparative Literature M132.) Lecture, three hours. History, form, and function of various media. Grounded in political and commercial experience of eastern Europe, comparative investigation of media technologies, today's burgeoning markets, and yesterday's tragic abuses. Development of media form(s) and content across various times, places, and cultures, with special attention to Slavic phenomena. Letter grading.

  • 140A. Russian Prose Fiction: Introduction to Analysis of Russian Narrative Prose

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: third-year Russian recommended. Lectures and readings in Russian. Close analysis of genre, narrative, and rhetorical strategies and interplay of literature, history, and culture. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 140B. Russian Prose Fiction: Russian Romantic Prose

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: third-year Russian recommended. Lectures and readings in Russian. Karamzin, Pushkin, Gogol, and others. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 140C. Russian Prose Fiction: Great Realists

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: third-year Russian recommended. Lectures and readings in Russian. Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and others. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 140D. Russian Prose Fiction: 20th-Century Modernism

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Preparation: third-year Russian recommended. Lectures and readings in Russian. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 150. Russian Folk Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Lectures and readings in Russian. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C170. Russian Folklore

    Units: 3 to 5

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. General introduction to Russian folklore, including survey of genres and related folkloric phenomena. Concurrently scheduled with course C240. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187A. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Enforced requisite: course 102C or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187B. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187C. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187D. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187E. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187F. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187G. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187I. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187J. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187K. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187L. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 187M. Advanced Tutorial Instruction in Russian

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour; laboratory, one hour. Preparation: prior course in sequence or Russian placement test. Tutorial and guided independent study of advanced Russian: advanced conversation, composition, vocabulary development, and review of selected grammar topics. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189. Advanced Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to undergraduate lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to upper division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 191. Variable Topics Research Seminars: Russian Literature

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 6. Reading and discussion of selected authors; culminating seminar paper required. May be repeated for credit with topic and/or instructor change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 201A. Russian: Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Style

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 102C. Conducted in Russian. Reading and analysis of texts with focus on vocabulary, pronunciation, and style, respectively, in three consecutive terms. S/U or letter grading.

  • 201B. Russian: Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Style

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 102C. Conducted in Russian. Reading and analysis of texts with focus on vocabulary, pronunciation, and style, respectively, in three consecutive terms. S/U or letter grading.

  • 201C. Russian: Vocabulary, Pronunciation, Style

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 102C. Conducted in Russian. Reading and analysis of texts with focus on vocabulary, pronunciation, and style, respectively, in three consecutive terms. S/U or letter grading.

  • 204. Introduction to History of Russian Literary Language

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisites: course 220A, Slavic 201. Required for M.A. (linguistics) and Ph.D. (literature). Evolution of literary Russian from 11th to 20th century. Analysis of texts. S/U or letter grading.

  • 211A. Literature of Medieval Rus'

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Required for M.A. (literature). Survey of the literature from its beginning through the Kievan and Muscovite periods up to end of the 17th century.

  • 211B. 18th-Century Russian Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Required for M.A. (literature). Lectures and readings in major and secondary writers. Analysis of related literary works.

  • 212A. 19th-Century Russian Literature: Golden Age

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Required for M.A. (literature). Survey of major literary movements and schools following demise of neoclassicism: sentimental school, early and late Romanticism, and beginnings of natural school. Discussion of representative works of Karamzin, Zhukovsky, Batyushkov, Pushkin, Baratynsky, Lermontov, Gogol. S/U or letter grading.

  • 212B. 19th-Century Russian Literature: Age of Realism

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Required for M.A. (literature). Survey devoted to emergence of critical and psychological realism, beginning with early works of Turgenev, Goncharov, and Dostoevsky, moving to major novels of Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and Saltykov-Shchedrin, and concluding with works of the presymbolist period, especially short stories of Chekhov. S/U or letter grading.

  • 213A. 20th-Century Russian Literature, 1890 to 1929

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Required for M.A. (literature). Lectures and readings in major literary trends of modernist period, such as decadence, symbolism, futurism, acmeism, and ornamental school. Analysis of representative works by Blok, Belyj, Khlebnikov, Pasternak, Platonov, and others. S/U or letter grading.

  • 213B. 20th-Century Russian Literature, 1930 to 1989

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Required for M.A. (literature). Lectures and readings in major literary trends, including socialist realism, "The Thaw," and second- and third-wave emigration. S/U or letter grading.

  • 214. Contemporary Russian Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisites: courses 213A, 213B. Required for Ph.D. (literature). Close readings in selected texts of poetry and prose, metropolitan and emigre, of recent vintage. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 220A. Structure of Modern Russian

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Required for M.A. (literature, linguistics). Survey of basic concepts and categories (graphics, phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, discourse). S/U or letter grading.

  • 220B. Structure of Modern Russian

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 220A. Required for M.A. (linguistics). Selected problems and approaches in structure of Russian. S/U or letter grading.

  • C224C. Studies in Russian Literature: Chekhov

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Survey of short stories, novellas, and major plays ("The Seagull," "Uncle Vanya," "Three Sisters," "The Cherry Orchard"), with discussion of Russian and American productions. Concurrently scheduled with course C124C. S/U or letter grading.

  • C224D. Studies in Russian Literature: Dostoevsky

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. In-depth reading of major fictional works such as "Crime and Punishment," "Notes from the Underground," and "The Brothers Karamazov." Concurrently scheduled with course C124D. S/U or letter grading.

  • C224G. Studies in Russian Literature: Gogol

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Short stories, novel "Dead Souls," and selected plays. Concurrently scheduled with course C124G. S/U or letter grading.

  • C224P. Studies in Russian Literature: Pushkin

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Major works in all genres, including lyric poetry, narrative poems, plays, prose fiction, and selected letters. Concurrently scheduled with course C124P. S/U or letter grading.

  • C224T. Studies in Russian Literature: Tolstoy

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Early and late stories and novellas, excerpts from the diaries and one major novel such as "War and Peace" or "Anna Karenina." Concurrently scheduled with course C124T. S/U or letter grading.

  • C240. Russian Folklore

    Units: 3 to 5

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. General introduction to Russian folklore, including survey of genres and related folkloric phenomena. Concurrently scheduled with course C170. S/U or letter grading.

  • 264. History of the Russian Literary Language

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisites: course 204, Slavic 201. Evolution of literary Russian from the 11th to 20th century. Lectures and analysis of texts.

  • 270. Russian Poetics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Introduction to technical study of Russian poetics and versification, with attention to metrics, stanza forms, rhyme, and development of various verse types from the 18th into the 20th century.

  • C277. Studies in Russian Literature: Nabokov

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Lectures and readings in English. Russian novelist ("The Gift"), American novelist ("Lolita"), autobiographer ("Speak Memory"), and critic. Concurrently scheduled with course C124N. S/U or letter grading.

  • 292. Seminar: 19th-Century Russian Literature

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Requisites: courses 212A, 212B. Selected authors and works from 19th-century poetry, prose, and drama. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor and graduate adviser.

  • 293. Seminar: 20th-Century Russian Literature

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 213A. Selected authors and works from 20th-century poetry, prose, and drama. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor and graduate adviser. S/U or letter grading.

  • 294. Seminar: Russian Literary Criticism

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Requisites: courses 211B, 212A, 212B, 213A. Detailed study of specific school of literary criticism, single literary critic, or period in Russian literary history as reflected in literary criticism. Simultaneous or similar phenomena in literary criticism in West. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor and graduate adviser. S/U or letter grading.

  • 296. Seminar: History of Russian Culture

    Units: 4

    Discussion, three hours. Reading and discussion on selected topics in history of Russian culture.