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RUSSIAN AND SLAVIC STUDIES
RSSS 160C2 – Contemporary Russia in a Historical and Global Context
Gen Ed: Tier 1 Traditions and Cultures/160
Gen Ed: Exploring Perspectives, Humanist
This course examines contemporary Russian culture and politics in a historical context, determining how the country's past influences present day culture and politics. We will learn of Russia's recent cultural and artistic triumphs within the context of Russia's rich history. In discussing Russian literary and cinematic works of the early 21st century, we will assess the impact of history on Russian consciousness and identity, noting how Russia presents itself around the world, and how it is perceived by other nations.