Discovering the Unknown Russia
Summer 2014 quarter (Session I)
This course attempts to inspire a better understanding of today's Russia and the people of Russia through a study of their history, literature, arts, and culture. Everyone who has an interest in exploring Russia beyond the stereotypes of mainstream headlines or history textbooks is welcome. The students will be introduced to certain dramatic events of Russian history through film, literature, and personal experiences of the Russian people. Besides the traditional academic activities, the students will have hands-on experiences of Russian cuisine, song, and dance. Armed with an open mind and lead by a passionate native Russian professor, you should find Russia irresistibly attractive, and learn to appreciate the similarities of Russian and American cultures.
Fields of Study
Preparatory for studies or careers in
Location and Schedule
Offered during: Evening
Advertised schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5-9pm