Global Russia

RUSSIAN 399

Globalization of Russian culture as manifested in popular/academic cultural forms, including political ideologies, media/artistic texts, film, theater/television, markets, educational/legal institu- tions, historical/ contemporary social movements. Examination of ethical issues in context of such topics as the relationship between church and state; evolution of a totalitarian government into a democratic state; reproductive rights; struggle against corruption in education, finance, police; role of censorship; views of citizenship, patriotism, valor, and treason; historical perspectives on prison camps, abuses of psychiatry.  

Explore the culture and customs of these countries: 
Russian Federation
Explore these religions: 
Christianity
Faculty: 

Edna Andrews, Michael Newcity

Crosslisting Numbers: 
CULANTH 399, PUBPOL 223, ICS 399
Areas of Knowledge: 
CZ, SS
Modes of Inquiry: 
CCI, EI
Film, Visual & Performing Arts?
Yes
Literature in Translation?
No