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Popular Culture in Russia
RUSS 207
Fall 2006 not offered
Crosslisting: REES 207

This course is an interdisciplinary survey of Russian popular culture and the changes "perestroika" and "glasnost" brought to it. It will focus on what is new about the Russian cultural scene now, attempt to find the roots of change in the past, understand what is different and what has stayed the same. Major topics will include youth culture (rock music, parties and groups), popular media (TV, newspapers, and film), the arts (theater, art literature). Through literary and historical texts, works of visual art, and film, and lectures by visiting experts, students will be introduced to the social and cultural climate from which perestroika emerged that continues to influence changes in Russian life.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RUSS
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on DEC-05-2019
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