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Notes from Underground, and Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. Conducted in English. Prerequisite:
Writing-designated course (W). Offered every third year. (Humanities)

351. Change and Revolution in Russian Literature (in English)
Examination of major works of pre- and post-revolutionary Russian fiction, poetry, and drama
from the period 1880-1932, with a focus on the theme of society in transition. Writers include
Chekhov, Gorky, and Mayakovsky. Conducted in English. Prerequisite: Writing-designated
course (W). Offered every third year. (Humanities)

355. Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian Literature and Film (in English)
Examination of major trends in literature and film during the Soviet and post-Soviet periods.
Literary texts include Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Bulgakov's The
Master and Margarita, and Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago. Films include Ballad of a Soldier, The
Cranes are Flying, and The Thief. Conducted in English. Prerequisite: Writing-designated
course (W). Offered every third year. (Humanities)

384. Russia Today
The current scene in Russia. Registration, when the course is taught in Russia, entails additional
costs. Offered subject to availability of faculty. Same course as RSS 384. (CR)

391. Tutorial in Russian
Supervised reading in Russian literature and/or civilization, with discussions and compositions
based on the reading. Conducted in Russian. Prerequisites: RUS 205 and permission of
instructor.

485. Senior Capstone
Reading, research, and writing in Russian and in English on a topic developed in consultation
with the program advisor. Prerequisites: senior standing and permission of instructor. Same
course as RSS 485.

501. Theatre in Russian (1/4)
Group reading, discussion, and preparation of one or more Russian plays. Rehearsals and
performances in Russian. Prerequisites: knowledge of Russian and permission of instructor.
Same course as RSS 501. (CR)

511. Russian Reading and Conversation Group (1/4)
Maintenance of Russian language skills through reading and conversation. Same course as RSS
511. (CR)

Spanish (SPA)

Major: A minimum of eight course credits in Spanish at or above the 300 level, which include
SPA 301, 311, capstone (411 or 412), two elective courses (in Spanish or in other areas approved
by the Department as relevant to the Spanish major), and at least one course in each of the
following categories:

Culture: SPA 381, 383, 385, or Topics in Culture
Peninsular Literature: SPA 321, 322, 351, or Topics in Peninsular Literature
Latin American Literature: SPA 352, 355, 356, or Topics in Latin American Literature

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