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Course ID:SLAV 1001. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Elementary Slavic Language and Culture I
Course
Description:
Fundamentals of grammar, conversation, pronunciation, reading, and writing of a Slavic language other than Russian, together with an introduction to the culture of the people in question. This course cannot be used in partial fulfillment of the foreign language requirement in the core curriculum.
Athena Title:ELEM SLAVIC I
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SLAV 1002. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Elementary Slavic Language and Culture II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Elementary Slavic Language and Culture I.
Athena Title:ELEM SLAVIC II
Prerequisite:SLAV 1001
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SLAV 2100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Slavic Folklore
Course
Description:
Slavic folklore and belief systems in different historical periods and their representation and adaptation in historical accounts, legends, customs, fairy tales, literature, film, and art. No background knowledge required. All readings and discussions are in English.
Athena Title:SLAV FOLKLORE
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SLAV 2200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Kind of Human: Animals, Children, and Robots in Russian and East European Literature and Art
Course
Description:
The representation of non-human and children’s lives in Russian and East European literatures. Articulation of the human through comparison with lives considered less than human. Philosophy and ethics of non-human subjectivity. Survey of a wide range of sources, including literature, visual art, music, film, philosophical treatises. All readings in English.
Athena Title:Kind of Human
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SLAV(LING) 3070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Slavic Linguistics
Course
Description:
An overview of the Slavic family of languages, aspects of their historical development, and characteristics of their modern linguistic systems. Selected topics in the phonology, morphology, syntax, and sociolinguistics of individual Slavic languages will be addressed. No prior knowledge of any Slavic language is required. All readings and discussions will be in English.
Athena Title:Intro to Slavic Linguistics
Prerequisite:LING 2100
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SLAV 3100H. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Balkans: Culture, Conflict, and the Construction of Identity (Honors)
Course
Description:
The peoples and cultures of the Balkans from the Byzantine period to the present, with a focus on the social, historical, and cultural factors that have played a role both in the formation of ethnic/national identity within the region and in the perceptions of outsiders.
Athena Title:BALKANS
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SLAV 3200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Literature and Moral Life: The Ethics of Fiction and Non-Fiction in East European Literature
Course
Description:
Exploration of the connection between ethics and literature and how narrative influences the formation of our ethical character, based on key theory, fiction, and non-fiction texts from East European literature. Investigation of the relationship between authors and readers and differences between fiction and non-fiction. All readings and discussions in English.
Athena Title:LIT AND MORAL LIFE
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:SLAV 4510. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics
Course
Description:
Seminar focusing on specific topics in Slavic languages, literatures, or cultures.
Athena Title:SPECIAL TOPICS
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LING(SLAV) 4905/6905. 3 hours.
Course Title:Old Church Slavic
Course
Description:
An introduction to Old Church Slavic, the earliest written Slavic language. The grammar of Old Church Slavic, reading and translation of texts, and the prehistory of the Slavic language family.
Athena Title:Old Church Slavic
Nontraditional Format:Knowledge of a Slavic language or experience with another case language strongly recommended.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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