Russian Language and Culture through Film

RUSSIAN 373S

Study of Russian cultural paradigms and constructs of self and other as demonstrated in Russia and Soviet films, primarily from 1960s to the present. Special attention given to the analysis of linguistic constructs and their cultural semantic content as well as comparative analyses of Soviet and Russian culture and Russian and European/American culture. Film and computer technology, as well as access to these technologies and their implementation, are a central part of the cultural context. Prerequisite: Russian 301S or equivalent or consent of instructor

Explore the culture and customs of these countries: 
Russian Federation, United States of America
Faculty: 

Elena Maksimova

Crosslisting Numbers: 
VMS 317S
Areas of Knowledge: 
CCI, SS
Modes of Inquiry: 
CCI, FL, STS
Film, Visual & Performing Arts?
Yes
Literature in Translation?
No